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hairline

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noun hair·line \-ˈlīn\

Simple Definition of hairline

  • : a thin line or crack

  • : the line where your hair starts on your forehead

Full Definition of hairline

  1. 1 :  a very slender line: as a :  a tiny line or crack on a surface <a hairline bone fracture> b :  a fine line connecting thicker strokes in a printed letter

  2. 2 :  hairbreadth

  3. 3 a :  a textile design consisting of lengthwise or crosswise lines usually one thread wide b :  a fabric with such a design

  4. 4 a :  the outline of scalp hair especially on the forehead b :  the way the hair frames the face

hairline adjective

Examples of hairline

  1. The plate had a hairline running across it.

  2. He has a receding hairline.



1846

First Known Use of hairline

1846

Rhymes with hairline

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Medical Dictionary

hairline

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noun hair·line \-ˈlīn\

Medical Definition of hairline

  1. :  the outline of scalp hair especially on the forehead

  2. hairline adjective





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