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Wiktionary

  1. linesnoun

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

  2. linesnoun

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

  3. linesnoun

    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. linesnoun

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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lines

    With shipwrights, are the various plans for determining the shape and form of the ship's body on the mould-loft floor. Also, a species of field-works, consisting of a series of fronts, constructed in order to cover the front and form the immediate defence of an army or the frontiers of a state.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lines

    A series of field-works, either continuous or at intervals. The former are connected by means of curtains or straight walls. The rule in constructing the other is, that the works shall be within cannon- or musket-shot range of each other, according to their armament.

Editors Contribution

  1. linesnoun

    Plural noun of line.

    The telephone company has to provide, maintain and plan future services and upgrades to its lines and network.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2016  

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

How to pronounce lines?

  1. Alex
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    Veena
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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

Examples of lines in a Sentence

  1. Nihad Awad:

    They are using their free speech to propagate misconception and to divide people along ethnic or religious lines, it is up to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority authorities to deal with these hateful groups.

  2. Marion Gross:

    Lopez Foods on board was time to bring on the next supplier, we had all this learning from Lopez Foods that could very quickly be shared with supplier number two. Then they brought their production lines up and going, and they had a bunch of learning as well.

  3. Carl Rodrigues:

    It quickly became evident that face shields, if quickly mobilized, was something we could actually bring to the front lines.

  4. Trevor Hollingsbee:

    The advance of technology means the lines are blurring between civilian and military satellites, in some cases, the imagery from a modern civilian satellite is good enough for military use.

  5. Shane Oliver:

    Yesterday, investors were fearing the worst, that this was the escalation now underway. The news overnight has been more along the lines that Iran pulled its punches and Trump is toning things down.

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