|Bee line |
() The shortest line from one place to another, like that of a bee to its hive when loaded with honey
(n.) See Creese.
(n.) A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance
(n.) One of the lines serving to define the limits of the bowler and the striker.
(v. t.) To make a crease or mark in, as by folding or doubling.
(n.) One of the five terminating members of the hand
(n.) Anything that does work of a finger
(n.) The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand
(n.) Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.
(v. t.) To touch with the fingers
(v. t.) To touch lightly
(v. t.) To perform on an instrument of music.
(v. t.) To mark the notes of (a piece of music) so as to guide the fingers in playing.
(v. t.) To take thievishly
(v. t.) To execute, as any delicate work.
(v. i.) To use the fingers in playing on an instrument.
(n.) See Cinquefoil.
(n.) A starfish with five rays, esp. Asterias rubens.
|Gunter's line |
() A logarithmic line on Gunter's scale, used for performing the multiplication and division of numbers mechanically by the dividers
|Lady's finger |
() The kidney vetch.
|Lady's finger |
() A variety of small cake of about the dimensions of a finger.
|Lady's finger |
() A long, slender variety of the potato.
|Lady's finger |
() One of the branchiae of the lobster.
(n.) The longer and finer fiber of flax.
(v. t.) To cover the inner surface of
(v. t.) To put something in the inside of
(v. t.) To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense
(v. t.) To impregnate
(n.) A linen thread or string
(n.) A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver
(n.) The course followed by anything in motion
(n.) A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed
(n.) A short letter
(n.) A verse, or the words which form a certain number of feet, according to the measure.
(n.) Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy
(n.) That which has length, but not breadth or thickness.
(n.) The exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory
(n.) A threadlike crease marking the face or the hand
(n.) A straight row
(n.) A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person
(n.) A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.
(n.) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
(n.) The equator
(n.) A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring
(n.) A measuring line or cord.
(n.) That which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart
|(baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter, the batter hit a liner to the shortstop|
|line-drive single |
|a single resulting from a line drive|
|line-drive double |
|a double resulting from a line drive|
|line-drive triple |
|a triple resulting from a line drive|
|line of least resistance |
path of least resistance
|the easiest way, In marrying him she simply took the path of least resistance|
|an auxiliary activity|
line of work
|the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money, he's not in my line of business|
|finger-painting||painting by using the fingers to spread the paint|
|(American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage|
field of operation
line of business
|a particular kind of commercial enterprise, they are outstanding in their field|
|line of duty||all that is normally required in some area of responsibility|
|line management||administration of the activities contributing directly to an organization's output|
|line||acting in conformity, in line with, he got out of line, toe the line|
|lateral line |
lateral line organ
|sense organs of fish and amphibians, believed to detect pressure changes in the water|
|simian||an ape or monkey|
|acoustic delay line |
sonic delay line
|a delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves|
|A-line||women's clothing that has a fitted top and a flared skirt that is widest at the hemline, it is called the A-line because the effect resembles the capital letter A|
|a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance|
|branch line |
|a railway line connected to a trunk line|
|bus line||an organization responsible for operating a bus transportation system|
|cable line transmission line||a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power|
|chalk line |
|a chalked string used in the building trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface|
|delay line||a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal|
|a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects|
|digital subscriber line |
|a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds|
|drive line |
drive line system
|mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle|
|electromagnetic delay line||a delay line based on the time of propagation of electromagnetic waves|
|feeder line||a branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline)|
|finger||one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb|
|finger bowl||small bowl for rinsing the fingers at table|
|finger hole||a hole for inserting a finger|
|finger hole||one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument, pitch changes when a finger covers it|
|finger paint |
|paint that has the consistency of jelly|
|finger-painting||a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers|
|finger plate |
|a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers|
|fishing line||a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached|
|fuel line |
gas line petrol line
|a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine, the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line|
|gas line||a pipeline used to transport natural gas, the workmen broke through the gas line|
|a fishing line managed principally by hand|
|harpoon line||a strong rope for making the catch fast to the harpooner's boat|
|hot line||a direct telephone line between two officials|
|a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade|
|land line |
|a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits, a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave|
|lead line |
|(nautical) plumb line for determining depth|
|line||something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible, a washing line|
|line railway line |
|the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed|
|line||a commercial organization serving as a common carrier|
|line product line |
line of products
line of merchandise
line of business
|a particular kind of product or merchandise, a nice line of shoes|
|engraving consisting of a block that has been etched or engraved|
|linecut line engraving||a print obtained from a line drawing|