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Wiktionary

  1. lines(Noun)

    Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.

  2. lines(Noun)

    Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.

  3. lines(Noun)

    A school punishment in which a student must repeatedly write out a line of text related to the offence (e.g. "I must be quiet in class") a specified number of times; the lines of text so written out.

  4. lines(Noun)

    The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.

Editors Contribution

  1. lines

    Plural noun of line.

    The telephone company has millions of lines that it rents to its customers for a fixed monthly fee and uses that income to provide, maintain and plan future services and upgrades to its network.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lines' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #980

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lines' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1267

Anagrams for lines »

  1. lenis

  2. liens

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lines in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.

  2. Muhammad Ali:

    The fight is won or lost far away from witnessesbehind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.

  3. John Donne:

    Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.

  4. Yuri Kasich:

    The lines on the ground are putting strain on other pylons so Ukrenergo is interested in fixing the lines so that the pylons are upright and the lines taut.

  5. The President:

    When people are oppressed and human rights are denied, particularly along sectarian lines or ethnic lines, when dissent is silenced, it feeds violent extremism.

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