Definitions for datelineˈdeɪtˌlaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

date′ line`(n.)

  1. Category: Horology

    Ref: International Date Line.

Origin of date line:


date•lineˈdeɪtˌlaɪn(n.; v.)-lined, -lin•ing.

  1. (n.)a line at the beginning of a news dispatch, giving the place of origin and usu. the date.

    Category: Journalism

  2. (v.t.)to furnish (a news story) with a dateline.

Origin of dateline:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dateline, date line, International Date Line(noun)

    an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

  2. dateline(verb)

    a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

  3. dateline, datemark, date-mark(verb)

    mark with a date and place

    "dateline a newspaper article"


  1. dateline(Noun)

    A line at the beginning of a document (such as a newspaper article) stating the date and place of origin.

  2. dateline(Verb)

    To attach a dateline to a particular document


  1. Dateline

    A dateline is a brief piece of text included in news articles that describes where and when the story occurred, or was written or filed, though the date is often omitted. In the case of articles reprinted from wire services, the distributing organization is also included. Datelines are traditionally placed on the first line of the text of the article, before the first sentence. The location appears first, usually starting with the city in which the reporter has written or dispatched the report. City names are usually printed in uppercase, though this can vary from one publication to another. The political division and/or nation the city is in may follow, but they may be dropped if the city name is widely recognizable due to its size or political importance. The date of the report comes after, followed by an em dash surrounded by spaces, and then the article. A typical newspaper dateline might read The same story if pulled from the Associated Press wire might appear as Datelines can take on some unusual forms. When reporters collaborate on a story, two different locations might be listed. In other cases, the exact location may be unknown or intentionally imprecise, such as when covering military operations while on a ship at sea or following an invasion force.

Translations for dateline

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a north-south line drawn on maps through the Pacific Ocean, east and west of which the date is different.

  • datumgrensAfrikaans
  • خَط تَعْيين الزَّمان أو المَكانArabic
  • меридианът 180 като линия за времеBulgarian
  • meridianoPortuguese (BR)
  • datumová čára/mezCzech
  • die DatumsgrenzeGerman
  • datolinieDanish
  • μεσημβρινόςGreek
  • meridiano de cambio de horaSpanish
  • kuupäevarajaEstonian
  • خط روز نماFarsi
  • päivärajaFinnish
  • ligne de changement de dateFrench
  • קַו הַתָּאָרִיך הַבֵּינלאוּמִיHebrew
  • अक्षांश, ग्रीनीच से 180 डिग्री देशान्तर जिसके पूर्व और पश्चिम के समय में अन्तर पड़ जाता हैHindi
  • datumska granica,meridijan od GreenwichaCroatian
  • naptárvonalHungarian
  • garis tanggalIndonesian
  • dagalínaIcelandic
  • meridianoItalian
  • 日付変更線Japanese
  • 날자 변경선Korean
  • demarkacinė laiko linijaLithuanian
  • laika demarkācijas līnijaLatvian
  • garisan penentu tarikh di Lautan Pasifik di timur dan baratMalay
  • datumgrensDutch
  • datolinjeNorwegian
  • linia zmiany datyPolish
  • خط روز نماPersian
  • د ورځى تازه خبرPashto
  • meridianoPortuguese
  • meridianRomanian
  • демаркационная линия (суточного) времениRussian
  • dátumová čiara (180 poludník)Slovak
  • datumska mejaSlovenian
  • datumska granicaSerbian
  • datumlinje, datumgränsSwedish
  • เส้นที่ลากผ่านมหาสมุทรแปซิฟิคจากทิศเหนือจรดทิศใต้หรือทิศตะวันออกจรดทิศตะวันตกบนแผนที่Thai
  • uluslararası tarih çizgisiTurkish
  • 國際換日線Chinese (Trad.)
  • демаркаційна лінія добового часуUkrainian
  • نقشوں پر بنائی گئی بحر الکاہل سے گزرنے والی شمال سے جنوب کو جانے والی لکیر جس کے مشرق اور مغرب میں تاریخ مختلف ہوتی ہےUrdu
  • múi giờVietnamese
  • 国际日期变更线,日界线,日期栏Chinese (Simp.)

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