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interline

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verb in·ter·line \ˌin-tər-ˈlīn\

Definition of interline

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to insert between lines already written or printed

in·ter·lin·e·a·tion play \-ˌli-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Origin of interline

Middle English enterlinen, from Medieval Latin interlineare, from Latin inter- + linea line


First Known Use: 15th century


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interline

verb in·ter·line

Definition of interline

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to provide (a garment) with an interlining



Origin of interline

Middle English, from inter- + linen to line


First Known Use: 15th century


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interline

adjective in·ter·line

Definition of interline

  1. :  relating to, involving, or carried by two or more transportation lines



1897

First Known Use of interline

1897


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