Definitions for Lifelineˈlaɪfˌlaɪn

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  1. 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

  2. lifeline(noun)

    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"

  3. lifeline(noun)

    line that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver

  4. lifeline(noun)

    line thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning

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  1. lifeline(Noun)

    A line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to.

  2. lifeline(Noun)

    A means or route for transporting indispensable supplies.

  3. lifeline(Noun)

    A source of salvation in a crisis.

  4. lifeline(Noun)

    On the deck of a boat, a line to which one can attach oneself to stay aboard on rough seas

  5. Origin: From life + line.


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