Definition of "line"
A path through two or more points (compare 'segment'); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight.
A rope, cord, string, or thread, of any thickness.
The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, a telephone or internet cable between two points: a telephone or network connection.
A letter, a written form of communication.
A connected series of public conveyances, as a roadbed or railway track; and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.
A trench or rampart, or the non-physical demarcation of the extent of the territory occupied by specified forces.
The exterior limit of a figure or territory: a boundary, contour, or outline; a demarcation.
A threadlike crease or wrinkle marking the face, hand, or body; hence, a characteristic mark.
Lineament; feature; figure (of one's body).
The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery, etc.
A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; compare lineage.
A small amount of text. Specifically:.
A number of shares taken by a jobber.
A measure of length:.
Alternative name for a maxwell, a unit of magnetic flux.
The batter's box.
The position in which the fencers hold their swords.
Proper relative position or adjustment (of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working).
A small portion or serving (of a powdery illegal drug).
Flax; linen, particularly the longer fiber of flax.
To place (objects) into a line (usually used with "up"); to form into a line; to align.
To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding; to fortify.
To form a line along.
To mark with a line or lines, to cover with lines.
To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray.
To read or repeat line by line.
To form or enter into a line.
To hit a line drive; to hit a line drive which is caught for an out. Compare fly and ground.
To cover the inner surface of (something), originally especially with linen.
To reinforce (the back of a book) with glue and glued scrap material such as fabric or paper.
To fill or supply (something), as a purse with money.
To copulate with, to impregnate.