What does a-line mean?

Definitions for a-lineˈeɪˌlaɪn

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  1. A-line(Noun)

    Any article of clothing with the A-line silhouette.

  2. A-line(Adjective)

    Having a silhouette that replicates the letter A by flaring out from the top, like a funnel, narrow and fitted at the neck and shoulders, skimming the hips and widening toward the bottom, with little or no shaping or seaming at the waist.

  3. Origin: From A + line


  1. A-line

    An A-line skirt is a skirt that is fitted at the hips and gradually widens towards the hem, giving the impression of the shape of a capital letter A. The term is also used to describe dresses and coats with a similar shape.

Anagrams for a-line »

  1. anile

  2. laine

  3. alien

  4. linea


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-line in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Levant:

    There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

  2. Christine Lavin:

    There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.

  3. Siobhan Morden:

    You have to pay back the China swap line (in 12 months time). It is a temporary fix to end the term, but it places a huge burden on the incoming administration to pay back the swap line and reverse the balance of payments deficit.

  4. Andy Warhol:

    It's the place where my prediction from the sixties finally came true In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes. I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is, In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous.

  5. Henry Anatole Grunwald:

    Nagging questions remain Where is the line between making the most of one's potential and reaching for the unattainable Where is the line between education as a tool and education as a kind of magic The line is blurred and that is why when education fails, disillusionment is so bitter.

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