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line

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1 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another

  • the line for tickets stretched around the block
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2 a way of acting or proceeding

  • since the election, the president has taken a very conservative line
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3 the activity by which one regularly makes a living

  • my line of business is "pre-owned" vehicles, and have I got a deal for you!
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4 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence

  • advanced mathematics is a little outside of my line, but Iʼll see what I can do to help
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5 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go

  • you really crossed the line with that outrageous display of bad behavior
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6 a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas)

  • the workers rushed to fix the leak in the gas line
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7 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things

  • he made sure to bring extra fishing line in case a fish broke free
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8 a group of vehicles traveling together or under one management

  • she owns a line of limousines
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9 the direction along which something or someone moves

  • the airplane took a southerly line toward the capital
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course, path, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, way

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10 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor

  • a 10th of all island residents are members of the line of this early settler
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11 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended

  • he comes from a noble line that goes back several centuries
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