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ˈmeɪnˌlaɪn, -ˈlaɪnmain·line

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  1. mainlineverb

    inject into the vein

    "She is mainlining heroin"


  1. mainlineverb

    To inject (a drug) directly into a vein.

    Etymology: * main + line

  2. mainlineadjective

    normal, principal or standard.

    Etymology: * main + line

  3. mainlineadjective

    Of or pertaining to the principal route or line of a railway

    Etymology: * main + line

  4. mainlineadjective

    Of or pertaining to a surface railway as distinct from an underground, elevated or light rail one.

    Etymology: * main + line

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainline in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mainline in a Sentence

  1. Richard Anderson:

    CSX had lined and padlocked the switch off the mainline to the siding, causing the collision.

  2. Anthea Butler:

    They are in many ways like conservative evangelicals, no same-sex marriage and no abortion, it's a 19th-century religion that comes out of a space where health and holiness was important. But they have this leader who is a woman, Ellen G. White, and they veer off of traditional mainline Christianity.

  3. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    We never short in our mainline strategies. We also never go to zero Treasuries. We went to lower weightings and change the duration.

  4. Paul Vasquez:

    We need to learn to respond to them a different way - and not in a regular mainline type of prison.

Images & Illustrations of mainline

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    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    • A. subrogation
    • B. sousing
    • C. swag
    • D. nidus

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