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noun
  1. 2
    an edge that shows the shape of something

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  2. 5
    a row of people or things

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    1. a.
      a row of soldiers, ships, or weapons facing an enemy

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    2. b.
      a row of people who are waiting for something

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  3. 9
    a series of words written or printed in a row

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    1. a.
      the words that an actor says in a performance

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    2. b.
      a clever or funny remark

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  4. 11
    a piece of string, rope, or wire used for a particular purpose

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  5. 16
    a series of connected events

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    1. a.
      a series of connected generations in the same family

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English version of definition of line

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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