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beeline

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noun bee·line \-ˌlīn\

Definition of beeline

  1. :  a straight direct course



Origin and Etymology of beeline

from the belief that nectar-laden bees return to their hives in a direct line


First Known Use: 1830


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beeline

verb bee·line

Simple Definition of beeline

  • : to go quickly in a direct course

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of beeline

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go quickly in a straight direct course

Examples of beeline in a sentence

  1. He beelined out the door.



1882

First Known Use of beeline

1882



BEELINE Defined for Kids

beeline

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noun bee·line \ˈbē-ˌlīn\

Definition of beeline for Students

  1. :  a straight direct course <We made a beeline to the dessert table.>




Learn More about beeline

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of beeline


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