chain line

noun
variants: or chain mark

Definition of chain line

: one of the wider-spaced parallel watermark lines in a laid paper made by the chain wires and running with the grain — compare laid line

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“Chain line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chain%20line. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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