Found 4 items, similar to line.
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n 1: a formation of people or things one beside another; “the
line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed”
“they were arrayed in line of battle”
; “the cast stood
in line for the curtain call”
2: a mark that is long relative to its width; “He drew a line
on the chart”
; “The substance produced characteristic
lines on the spectroscope”
3: a formation of people or things one behind another; “the
line stretched clear around the corner”
; “you must wait in
a long line at the checkout counter”
4: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness;
the trace of a moving point
5: text consisting of a row of words written across a page or
computer screen; “the letter consisted of three short
; “there are six lines in every stanza”
6: a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a
7: a fortified position (especially one marking the most
forward position of troops); “they attacked the enemy's
8: the methodical process of logical reasoning; “I can't follow
your line of reasoning”
, logical argument
, line of reasoning
9: a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals
or electric power [syn: cable
, transmission line
10: a connected series of events or actions or developments;
“the government took a firm course”
; “historians can only
point out those lines for which evidence is available”
11: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary
12: a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; “his
face has many lines”
; “ironing gets rid of most wrinkles”
13: a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; “a pipeline runs
from the wells to the seaport”
14: the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed [syn: railway line
, rail line
15: a telephone connection [syn: telephone line
, phone line
, subscriber line
16: acting in conformity; “in line with”
; “he got out of line”
“toe the line”
17: the descendants of one individual; “his entire lineage has
, line of descent
, blood line
18: something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and
flexible; “a washing line”
19: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn
money; “he's not in my line of business”
, line of work
20: in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of
the playing area
21: (often plural) a means of communication or access; “it must
go through official channels”
; “lines of communication
were set up between the two firms”
, communication channel
22: a particular kind of product or merchandise; “a nice line of
[syn: product line
, line of products
, line of merchandise
, business line
, line of business
23: a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
24: space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch
deep) used to measure advertising [syn: agate line
25: the maximum credit that a customer is allowed [syn: credit line
, line of credit
, bank line
, personal credit line
, personal line of credit
26: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; “she
was humming an air from Beethoven”
, melodic line
, melodic phrase
27: a short personal letter; “drop me a line when you get there”
, short letter
28: a conceptual separation or demarcation; “there is a narrow
line between sanity and insanity”
[syn: dividing line
29: mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is
conveyed through sites at which successive operations are
performed on it [syn: production line
, assembly line
v 1: be in line with; form a line along; “trees line the
[syn: run along
2: cover the interior of (garments); “line the gloves”
3: make a mark or lines on a surface; “draw a line”
; “trace the
outline of a figure in the sand”
4: mark with lines; “sorrow had lined his face”
5: fill plentifully; “line one's pockets”
6: reinforce with fabric; “lined books are more enduring”
English → English
, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D.
schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle,
haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????,
a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf.
1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow.
His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft,
That lean he wax, and dry as is a shaft. --Chaucer.
A shaft hath three principal parts, the stele
[stale], the feathers, and the head. --Ascham.
2. The long handle of a spear or similar weapon; hence, the
weapon itself; (Fig.) anything regarded as a shaft to be
thrown or darted; as, shafts of light.
And the thunder,
Winged with red lightning and impetuous rage,
Perhaps hath spent his shafts. --Milton.
Some kinds of literary pursuits . . . have been
attacked with all the shafts of ridicule. --V. Knox.
3. That which resembles in some degree the stem or handle of
an arrow or a spear; a long, slender part, especially when
cylindrical. Specifically: (a) (Bot.) The trunk, stem, or
stalk of a plant.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) The stem or midrib of a feather. See
Illust. of Feather
(c) The pole, or tongue, of a vehicle; also, a thill.
(d) The part of a candlestick which supports its branches.
Thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold . . .
his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his
knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same.
--Ex. xxv. 31.
(e) The handle or helve of certain tools, instruments,
etc., as a hammer, a whip, etc.
(f) A pole, especially a Maypole. [Obs.] --Stow.
(g) (Arch.) The body of a column; the cylindrical pillar
between the capital and base (see Illust. of
). Also, the part of a chimney above the roof.
Also, the spire of a steeple. [Obs. or R.] --Gwilt.
(h) A column, an obelisk, or other spire-shaped or
Bid time and nature gently spare
The shaft we raise to thee. --Emerson.
(i) (Weaving) A rod at the end of a heddle.
(j) (Mach.) A solid or hollow cylinder or bar, having one
or more journals on which it rests and revolves, and
intended to carry one or more wheels or other
revolving parts and to transmit power or motion; as,
the shaft of a steam engine. See Illust. of
4. (Zo["o]l.) A humming bird (Thaumastura cora
) having two
of the tail feathers next to the middle ones very long in
the male; -- called also cora humming bird
5. [Cf. G. schacht.] (Mining) A well-like excavation in the
earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and
raising ore, for raising water, etc.
6. A long passage for the admission or outlet of air; an air
7. The chamber of a blast furnace.
(Mach.), a main shaft of considerable length, in
a shop or factory, usually bearing a number of pulleys by
which machines are driven, commonly by means of
countershafts; -- called also line
, or main line
(Naut.), a passage extending from the engine
room to the stern, and containing the propeller shaft.
(Metal.), a furnace, in the form of a
chimney, which is charged at the top and tapped at the