Some articles on line, lines:
... 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 ...
... In 1983, following the success 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 ...
... On 14 June Auchinleck authorised Ritchie to withdraw from the Gazala line ... Axis armour so, instead, they attacked south west breaking through the lines of the Italian X Corps' Brescia and Pavia Divisions and headed south into the desert before ... the 8th Army was in retreat to the El Alamein line ...
... 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 ...
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 Highway 416, which is ...
More definitions of "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 length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
- (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"
- (noun): A pipe used to transport liquids or gases.
- (noun): The maximum credit that a customer is allowed.
Synonyms: credit line, line of credit, bank line, personal credit line, personal line of credit
- (noun): A telephone connection.
Synonyms: telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line
- (verb): Be in line with; form a line along.
Example: "Trees line the riverbank"
Synonyms: run along
- (noun): A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
Synonyms: tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, melodic phrase
- (verb): Fill plentifully.
Example: "Line one's pockets"
- (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 mark that is long relative to its width.
Example: "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope"
- (noun): The descendants of one individual.
Synonyms: lineage, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
- (noun): A conceptual separation or demarcation.
Example: "There is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
Synonyms: dividing line, demarcation, contrast
- (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 slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.
Synonyms: wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam
- (verb): Cover the interior of (garments).
Example: "Line the gloves"
- (noun): A short personal letter.
Example: "Drop me a line when you get there"
Synonyms: note, short letter, billet
- (noun): The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Example: "He's not in my line of business"
Synonyms: occupation, business, job, line of work
- (noun): A connected series of events or actions or developments.
- (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"
- (noun): A particular kind of product or merchandise.
Example: "A nice line of shoes"
Synonyms: product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business
- (verb): Reinforce with fabric.
Example: "Lined books are more enduring"
- (noun): In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
- (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"
- (verb): Make a mark or lines on a surface.
Example: "Draw a line"
Synonyms: trace, draw, describe, delineate
- (noun): A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
- (noun): The methodical process of logical reasoning.
Example: "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
Synonyms: argumentation, logical argument, line of reasoning
- (noun): A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).
Example: "They attacked the enemy's line"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word line:
“For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches.”
—Aristotle (384322 B.C.)
“Too many girls follow the line of least resistancebut a good line is hard to resist.”
—Raoul Walsh, U.S. screenwriter. Frisco Doll (Mae West)
“Expediency of literature, reason of literature, lawfulness of writing down a thought, is questioned; much is to say on both sides, and, while the fight waxes hot, thou, dearest scholar, stick to thy foolish task, add a line every hour, and between whiles add a line.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)