Definitions for hairlineˈhɛərˌlaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hair•lineˈhɛərˌlaɪn(n.)

  1. a very slender line.

  2. the border along which a growth of hair emerges or the contour formed by this, esp. at the upper forehead and the temples.

  3. a very fine line or stripe in fabric. a fabric, esp. a worsted, woven with this.

    Category: Textiles

  4. Print. a very thin line on the face of a type. a thin rule for printing fine lines.

    Category: Printing

  5. (adj.)narrow or fine as a hair:

    a hairline fracture.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of hairline:

1725–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hairline(noun)

    a very thin line

  2. hairline(noun)

    the natural margin formed by hair on the head

Wiktionary

  1. hairline(Noun)

    the line along one's forehead where hair starts growing.

    It's just a receding hairline -- it's not like you're going bald.

  2. hairline(Noun)

    the thinnest line that can be drawn using some graphics software

  3. hairline(Adjective)

    very thin, as thin as a hair

    There was a hairline crack in the airplane's wing.


Translations for hairline

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hairline(noun)

the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.

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