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Definitions of line:

part of speech: noun

1. A long narrow mark, strip, or streak, distinguished, in anatomy, from the adjacent tissues by color, texture, or elevation. 2. An obsolete unit of measure, 1/ 12 inch. ( For the anatomical lines, see under linea.).

Usage examples for line:

  • Suppose he missed, and your beast happened to be in line with him? "Ranching for Sylvia", Harold Bindloss
  • Then he cut the line "Dan Merrithew", Lawrence Perry
  • I too am in that line "Black Beetles in Amber", Ambrose Bierce

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1. Unguis, the horny plate covering the dorsal surface of the distal half of the terminal phalanx of each finger and toe. 2. A slender rod of metal, bone, or other solid substance, employed sometimes in surgery to fasten together the divided extremities of a broken bone. ...

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