line of life, life line, lifeline(noun)
a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)
"the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin"; "she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief"
line that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver
line thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning
A line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to.
A means or route for transporting indispensable supplies.
A source of salvation in a crisis.
On the deck of a boat, a line to which one can attach oneself to stay aboard on rough seas
Origin: From life + line.
The numerical value of Lifeline in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Lifeline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The question is, 'How long do the banks keep the heart beating?' it's not an unlimited lifeline.
The SDP sees Josipovic's victory as some kind of a lifeline ahead of the parliamentary election, but it's not quite like that.
We were not going to hang up this phone on the young lady, as far as I was concerned, the people in that room -- we were the only lifeline.
It is a lifeline for the Castro regime that will allow them to become more profitable ... and allow them to become a more permanent fixture, the embargo is leverage, these sanctions are leverage.
The most important thing is to strengthen or replace infrastructure to make sure that our lifeline systems like power and water will not be so severely damaged that they require years to repair. We also need to strengthen or replace critical facilities like hospitals, fire and police facilities and schools.
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