broken line

noun

Definition of broken line

1 : a line composed of a series of dashes often : a guide line painted in dashes on a highway to indicate a stretch on which a driver may lawfully cross the midline of the way (as in passing another vehicle)
2 : a line made up of straight lines that join a number of given points taken in some specified order

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“Broken line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broken%20line. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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