interline

1 of 3

verb (1)

in·​ter·​line ˌin-tər-ˈlīn How to pronounce interline (audio)
interlined; interlining; interlines

transitive verb

: to insert between lines already written or printed
interlineation noun

interline

2 of 3

verb (2)

interlined; interlining; interlines

transitive verb

: to provide (a garment) with an interlining

interline

3 of 3

adjective

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

Examples of interline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Adjective
For instance, travelers flying into San Francisco can connect onward across Alaska’s domestic network on the same interline ticket. Stella Shon, Travel + Leisure, 19 Mar. 2024 These interline flights can now be booked on Alaska and Porter’s websites. Stella Shon, Travel + Leisure, 14 Dec. 2023 Southwest does not have interline agreements with other carriers that would allow its agents to rebook passengers on a different airline, leaving travelers in charge of exploring other options. CNN, 28 Dec. 2022 Brad DiFiore, managing director for Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting, said interline agreements, such as the Alaska-Mokulele deal, expand consumer opportunities. Allison Schaefers, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Nov. 2022 JetBlue is an interline partner of Condor, enabling U.S. travelers to fly on JetBlue's U.S. network of feeder flights to Condor's gateways. Stacey Zable, Travel + Leisure, 19 Apr. 2022 Towle compared the partnership to two airlines having an interline agreement. Jenny Berg, Star Tribune, 31 July 2021 The company’s cargo division provides a range of freight and mail services, with facilities and interline connections available across the globe. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021

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Word History

Etymology

Verb (1)

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

Verb (2)

Middle English, from inter- + linen to line

First Known Use

Verb (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interline was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Interline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interline. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

interline

1 of 2 verb
in·​ter·​line ˌint-ər-ˈlīn How to pronounce interline (audio)
: to write between lines already written

interline

2 of 2 verb
: to provide a garment with an interlining

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