neat line

noun

Definition of neat line

1 : the line to which the face of a masonry wall is supposed to conform disregarding minor irregularities
2 : the innermost of a series of lines that frame a map or mechanical drawing

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“Neat line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neat%20line. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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