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Draw a straight line.
Each horizontal line on the graph represents fifteen minutes.
the line between Northern Ireland and the Republic
My daughter now wants her own phone line in her bedroom.
It's a very bad line – put the phone down and I'll call you back.
the London to Brighton line
There are plans to reopen the railway line.
He impatiently dismissed this line of thought.
You also need to develop a persuasive line of argument.
What are the main lines of enquiry you intend to pursue?
a line of text
A line of police stood outside the post office as employees were evacuated.
On the far bank were thick reeds and a line of palm trees.
She told the children to walk in a line and not push.
He was so drunk he couldn't walk in a straight line.
Deep snow is blocking the mountain roads that serve as supply lines for the rebels.
Though there is fighting nearby, the camp is not in the line of fire.
I was standing right in his line of vision.
Our supporters have been magnificent all along the line.
Somewhere along the line vital information has been withheld.
The judge said compensation would be considered further down the line.
This is the British English definition of line. View American English definition of line.
a part of an atom that moves around the nucleus (=centre) and has a negative electrical charge
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