mid·​line | \ ˈmid-ˌlīn How to pronounce midline (audio) , -ˈlīn \

Definition of midline

: a median line especially : the median line or median plane of the body or some part of the body

Examples of midline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grasp the short side of the rectangle farther from you and fold it toward the midline of the dough slab, aligning the sides. The Salt Lake Tribune, "How to make stunning croissants at home," 9 Apr. 2021 Against the run of play, Midlothian had a chance to open the scoring 10 minutes into the second half when Bailey Wesco broke free at the midline and attempted a 15-yard shot that hit the post. Greg Riddle, Dallas News, "Soccer playoff roundup: Flower Mound girls end unbeaten run for state No. 1 Prosper," 1 Apr. 2021 Some crossed the midline of the narrow Taiwan Strait, which separates China and Taiwan. NBC News, "Tiny Taiwan caught in the middle as U.S. and China battle for supremacy," 24 Oct. 2020 ProSource has midline to high-end brands such as Hanstone and Cambria countertops, Dura Supreme cabinets and Fabrica and Masland carpets. John Ewoldt, Star Tribune, "Kitchen, flooring remodeling blitz benefits Jack Rubenstein wholesaler," 23 Oct. 2020 Beijing flew 18 warplanes across the midline of the narrow waters that separate the mainland and Taiwan, in what Taiwan officials saw as an attempt at intimidation. Bob Davis, WSJ, "U.S.’s China Hawks Drive Hard-Line Policies After Trump Turns on Beijing," 16 Oct. 2020 With your left leg, slowly pull the band away from your midline then come back to neutral. Adele Jackson-gibson, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Exercises to Do at Your Desk, According to Fitness Pros," 24 June 2020 Keep the front knee slightly outward, as collapsing it toward midline increases knee and ankle forces. Colin Hoobler, oregonlive, "Try these 5 exercises to help stay active and healthy during isolation," 31 Mar. 2020 On both rushes, AJ steps to 77's midline before expanding vertically on 2nd step. John Owning, Dallas News, "Film room: 3 late-round targets for the Cowboys in the 2020 NFL draft, including a backup QB to develop," 15 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of midline

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Apr 2021

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“Midline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midline. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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mid·​line | \ ˈmid-ˌlīn, ˌmid-ˈlīn How to pronounce midline (audio) \

Medical Definition of midline

: a median line especially : the median line or median plane of the body or some part of the body

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