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: being a fisherman or fishing boat with a large or the largest catch
high-line vessels sometimes average 400,000 pounds per manCommercial Fishing


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: a high-voltage electric transmission line
: a line or cable strung between ships or from ship to shore (as for the transfer of cargo or crew)

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“High-line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-line. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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