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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

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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. Claudio Molina:

    It is very likely that Europe could apply anti-subsidy sanctions in two or three months. In that scenario, there is a high probability that production lines would stop.

  2. Adam White:

    If the Supreme Court overturns the lower court’s decisions, that will reduce a lot of uncertainty around judicial review of districting because the people who want to challenge district lines will have to show much clearer evidence of discriminatory intent or effect, so, judicial review will be much simpler.

  3. Stephen Breyer:

    I will tell you what Lincolnthought and what Washingtonthought and what people todaystill think.It's an experiment, associated Press's an experiment.That's what they said.And Joanna [ Breyer's wife ] paid each of our grandchildrencertain amount of money tomemorize the Gettysburg Address.What I want the students to pickup, if I can remember, are thefirst two lines, ‘ Four score andseven years ago, our forefathersbrought upon -- created a newcountry.A country that was dedicated toliberty and the proposition thatall men are created equal.Conceived in liberty. ’.

  4. Susan Hough:

    Several lines of evidence further suggest that most of the significant earthquakes in Oklahoma during the 20th century may also have been induced by oil production activities, deep injection of waste water, now recognized to potentially induce earthquakes, in fact began in the state in the 1930s.

  5. Mark Savchuk:

    It's really bad that Ukraine can't put all the people who want to fight to the front lines, it means we are not realizing our full potential … Currently, we have much more men willing to fight than we can put on the front line.

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