I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English enterlinen, from Medieval Latin interlineare, from Latin inter- + linea line Date: 15th century to insert between lines already written or printed • interlineation noun II. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from inter- + linen to line Date: 15th century to provide (a garment) with an interlining III. adjective Date: 1897 relating to, involving, or carried by two or more transportation lines

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  • Interline — In ter*line , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interlined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interlining}.] [Pref. inter + line: cf. LL. interlineare, F. interlin[ e]er, OF. entreligner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To write or insert between lines already written or printed, as for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interline — interline1 [in΄tərlin′ē āt΄] vt. interlineated, interlineating [in΄tər līn′, in′tər līn΄] vt. interlined, interlining [ME enterlynen < ML interlineare: see INTER & LINE2] 1. to write or print between the lines of …   English World dictionary

  • interline — (v.) c.1400, make corrections or insertions between the lines of (a document), from INTER (Cf. inter ) + LINE (Cf. line); perhaps modeled on M.L. interlineare. Related: Interlined; interlining …   Etymology dictionary

  • interline — interline1 /in teuhr luyn /, v., interlined, interlining, adj. v.t. 1. to write or insert (words, phrases, etc.) between the lines of writing or print. 2. to mark or inscribe (a document, book, etc.) between the lines. 3. to transfer (freight)… …   Universalium

  • interline — adjective between (or with) two airlines ,TWA and British Airways have an interline agreement to handle each others baggage and to accept each others tickets …   Wiktionary

  • interline — Шпон (Interline, Lead)     В металлическом наборе: типографский пробельный материал в виде тонких пластинок различной длины (формата) и высотой (кеглем [высота шрифта, размер]) 2, 3, 4 пункта, предназначенный для увеличения интерлиньяж… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • interline — I in•ter•line [[t]ˌɪn tərˈlaɪn[/t]] v. lined, lin•ing, adj. v.t. 1) to write or insert between the lines of writing or print 2) to mark or inscribe between the lines 3) cvb trs to transfer freight from one carrier to another in the course of… …   From formal English to slang

  • interline — I. /ɪntəˈlaɪn/ (say intuh luyn) verb (t) (interlined, interlining) 1. to write or insert (words, etc.) between the lines of writing or print. 2. to mark or inscribe (a document, book, etc.) between the lines. {late Middle English, from Medieval… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Interline — Шпон; междустрочный пробел || вставлять шпоны; увеличивать междустрочный пробел; Вписывать между строк …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • interline — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To write between the lines] Syn. interpolate, interscribe, annotate; see explain . 2. [To put in an interlining] Syn. pack, fill, back, line, face, stuff, pad, quilt, bush, insulate, upholster, cushion; see also line 1 …   English dictionary for students

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