dividing line


Definition of dividing line

  1. :  a line or object that separates two areas The dividing lines on the street were newly painted. A fence marked the dividing line between the two properties. —often used figuratively the dividing line between right and wrong

Word by Word Definitions

divideplay dividing
  1. :  to separate into two or more parts, areas, or groups

    :  to separate into classes, categories, or divisions

    :  cleave, part

  1. :  an act of dividing

    :  a dividing ridge between drainage areas

    :  a point or line of division or disagreement

  1. :  a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

    :  a comparatively strong slender cord

    :  clothesline

  1. :  to mark or cover with a line or lines

    :  to depict with lines :  draw

    :  to place or form a line along

  1. :  to cover the inner surface of

    :  to put something in the inside of :  fill

    :  to serve as the lining of

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capable of being understood in two ways

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