Definition of LINE

noun : LINE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point ;

  • 5. (

    ) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum ;

  • 7. (

    ) a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available" ;

  • 11. (

    ) a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent ;

  • 13. (

    ) a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport" ;

  • 16. (

    ) acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line" ;

  • 18. (

    ) something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line" ;

  • 20. (

    ) in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area ;

  • 23. (

    ) a commercial organization serving as a common carrier ;

  • 24. (

    ) space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising ;