Line
Line \Line\ (l[imac]n), n. [OE. lin. See {Linen}.] 1. Flax; linen. [Obs.] ``Garments made of line.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. The longer and finer fiber of flax. [1913 Webster]


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  • Line — Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A linen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • line — [laɪn] noun [countable] 1. also product line MARKETING a type of product that a company makes or sells, often with several different sizes, models etc; = RANGE: • It continues to get about two thirds of it …   Financial and business terms

  • Line — or lines may refer to: * Line (geometry), an infinitely extending one dimensional figure that has no curvature * a length of rope, cable or chain when put to use (such as a clothesline, anchor line) * a line or queue of people waiting in a queue… …   Wikipedia

  • Line — (l[imac]n), v. t. 1. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book. [1913 Webster] He had a healthy color in his cheeks, and his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 2. To represent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Line — oder Line steht für: eine Software, siehe LINE (Software) in der Genetik so genannte Long interspersed nuclear elements ein Steckverbindung für tragbare Geräte und an Computern, siehe Line Level Anschluss Englisch für eine Linie Kokain den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Line — Line, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lined} (l[imac]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lining}.] [See {Line} flax.] 1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin. [1913 Webster] The inside lined with rich… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LINE — oder Line bezeichnet: eine Software, siehe LINE (Software) in der Genetik so genannte Long interspersed nuclear elements ein Steckverbindung für tragbare Geräte und an Computern, siehe Line Level Anschluss englisch für eine Linie Kokain ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • line — I (ancestry) noun arrangement, avenue, beat, birth, blood, bloodline, channel, communication, course, derivation, descent, direction, dispatch, drift, epistle, family, stock, genealogy, heredity, idea, lane, letter, lineage, method, missive,… …   Law dictionary

  • Line — (engl., spr. lein), Längenmaß, s. Linie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • line — line, image of the …   Philosophy dictionary

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