What is line?

  • (verb): Reinforce with fabric.
    Example: "Lined books are more enduring"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on line, lines:

Xinyi Line (Taipei Metro)
... The Taipei Metro Xinyi Line is a high-capacity, rapid transit line currently under construction ... It is the extension of the Tamsui Line and part of the Red Line ... Upon completion, the line will alleviate congestion on the Nangang Line by providing another east-west route through the Xinyi District ...
Zoids - Model Kit Lines - Original Japanese Release
... of the OAR, TOMY reintroduced the Zoids line in Japan ... The relaunched Japanese line, now entitled Zoids, was a success, running from 1983 until 1990 ... The Zoids line had its own "Battle Story" that was told serially on the backs of the model boxes and in catalogues ...
Zoids - Model Kit Lines - Original American Release
... TOMY re-released the Mechabonica line in the United States and Europe in late 1982, under the name Zoids ... The line was far more successful than Mechabonica, which led TOMY to reintroduce the line in Japan under the new name ...
50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division - North Africa - Withdrawal From The Gazala Line
... On 14 June Auchinleck authorised Ritchie to withdraw from the Gazala line ... they attacked south west breaking through the lines of the Italian X Corps' Brescia and Pavia Divisions and headed south into the desert before turning east and heading back to friendly territory ... By now most of the 8th Army was in retreat to the El Alamein line ...
4th Line Road
4th Line Road (Ottawa Road #5) is a designated arterial road in the rural portion of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... The street follows one of the meridian lines first laid out when Carleton County was surveyed. 4th Line Road passes through the heart of North Gower, Ontario, and when in that town is known as "Main Street." The road runs just to the west of ...

More definitions of "line":

  • (noun): A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
  • (noun): A connected series of events or actions or developments.
    Synonyms: course
  • (noun): A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
  • (verb): Fill plentifully.
    Example: "Line one's pockets"
  • (noun): A commercial organization serving as a common carrier.
  • (noun): Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible.
    Example: "A washing line"
  • (verb): Be in line with; form a line along.
    Example: "Trees line the riverbank"
    Synonyms: run along
  • (noun): A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).
    Example: "They attacked the enemy's line"
  • (noun): Space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising.
    Synonyms: agate line
  • (noun): A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
  • (noun): Mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it.
    Synonyms: production line, assembly line
  • (noun): A formation of people or things one beside another.
    Example: "The line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
  • (noun): A pipe used to transport liquids or gases.
    Synonyms: pipeline
  • (noun): In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
  • (noun): A formation of people or things one behind another.
    Example: "The line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
  • (verb): Cover the interior of (garments).
    Example: "Line the gloves"
  • (noun): Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.
    Example: "The letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
  • (noun): Acting in conformity.
    Example: "In line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
  • (verb): Mark with lines.
    Example: "Sorrow had lined his face"
  • (noun): A short personal letter.
    Example: "Drop me a line when you get there"
    Synonyms: note, short letter, billet
  • (noun): A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
    Synonyms: cable, transmission line
  • (noun): A mark that is long relative to its width.
    Example: "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope"

Famous quotes containing the word line:

    This wild night, gathering the washing as if it were flowers
    animal vines twisting over the line and
    slapping my face lightly, soundless merriment
    in the gesticulations of shirtsleeves ...
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)

    A line in long array, where they wind betwixt green islands;
    They take a serpentine course—their arms flash in the sun—hark to the musical clank;
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)