[noun] a formation of people or things one beside another; "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 mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope"
[noun] a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
[noun] a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
[noun] text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
[noun] a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
[noun] a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
[noun] the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
Synonyms: argumentation, logical argument, of reasoning
[noun] a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
Synonyms: cable, transmission
[noun] a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
[noun] a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
[noun] a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
Synonyms: wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam
[noun] a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
[noun] the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
Synonyms: railway rail
[noun] a telephone connection
Synonyms: telephone phone telephone circuit, subscriber
[noun] acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
[noun] the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
Synonyms: age, of descent, descent, bloodblood blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
[noun] something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
[noun] the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
Synonyms: occupation, business, job, of work
[noun] in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
[noun] (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
Synonyms: channel, communication channel
[noun] a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes"
Synonyms: product of products, of merchandise, business of business
[noun] a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
[noun] space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
[noun] the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
Synonyms: credit of credit, bank personal credit personal of credit
[noun] a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
Synonyms: tune, melody, air, strain, melodic melodic phrase
[noun] a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
Synonyms: note, short letter, billet
[noun] a conceptual separation or demarcation; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
Synonyms: dividing demarcation, contrast
[noun] mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
Synonyms: production assembly
[verb] be in line with; form a line along; "trees line the riverbank"
Synonyms: run along
[verb] cover the interior of (garments); "line the gloves"
[verb] make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
Synonyms: trace, draw, describe, deate
[verb] mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face"
[verb] fill plentifully; "line one's pockets"
[verb] reinforce with fabric; "lined books are more enduring"
chorus, chorus line
cross hair, cross wire
isometric line, isometric
ledger line, leger line
file, single file, Indian file
line of march
line of succession
queue, waiting line
curve, curved shape
geodesic, geodesic line
centerline, center line
boundary, edge, bound
heading, header, head
line of poetry, line of verse
by-line, credit line
verse, verse line
punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag line
actor's line, speech, words
spiel, patter, line of gab
battlefront, front, front line
line of battle
line of inquiry, line of questioning
coaxial cable, coax, coax cable
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cable
power line, power cable
stream, flow, current
aclinic line, magnetic equator
isogonic line, isogonal line, isogone
timber line, timberline, tree line
horizon, apparent horizon, visible horizon, sensible horizon, skyline
isogram, isopleth, isarithm
line of sight, line of vision
latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel
path, route, itinerary
rhumb line, rhumb, loxodrome
waterline, water line, water level
water line, watermark
watershed, water parting, divide
path, track, course
line of force, field line
crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line
line of life, life line, lifeline
line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal line
line of fate, line of destiny, line of Saturn
Alaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline
branch line, spur track, spur
trunk line, trunk route
digital subscriber line, DSL
land line, landline
WATS, WATS line
family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry
mooring, mooring line
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud
towline, towrope, towing line, towing rope
career, calling, vocation
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation
treadmill, salt mine
balkline, baulk-line, string line
finishing line, finish line
scrimmage line, line of scrimmage
service line, baseline
sideline, out of bounds
start, starting line
liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication
airline, airline business, airway
railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system
steamship company, steamship line
flourish, fanfare, tucket
signature, signature tune, theme song
theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea
Rubicon, point of no return