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Definition of "lines" []

  • Plural form of line. (noun)
  • Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy. (noun)
  • Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver. (noun)

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Use "lines" in a sentence
  • "For cutting lines and removing the insulation at the lines’ ends suitable tools will be employed like side cutting pliers, cable strippers, stripping tools or automatic wire stripping pliers."
  • "If letters or words require to be altered to make them more conspicuous a parallel line or lines must be made underneath the word or letter -- namely, for capitals, _three lines_; for small capitals,"
  • "The _extent of the staff_ may be increased either above or below by the addition of short lines called _leger lines_, [4] and notes may be written on either these lines or on the spaces above and below them."