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Definizione monolingua line


line


Verb

line (third-person singular simple present lines, present participle lining, simple past and past participle lined)


  1. (transitive) To place (objects) into a line (usually used with ""up""); to form into a line; to align.
    to line troops
  2. (transitive) To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding; to fortify.
    to line works with soldiers
    • 1599 — William Shakespeare, Henry V, ii 4
      Line and new repair our towns of war With men of courage and with means defendant.
  3. To form a line along.
    • 1899, Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing, We and the world: a book for boys, page 19:
      [...] the crowd that lined the road to watch us as we wound slowly on.
    • 1909, Road Notes : Cuba, published by the United States War Department, Second Section, General Staff, No. 16; page 359:
      The mountains which have lined the road on the left here cross it and the road makes a very sharp ascent, going over them.
    • 2009, Jon Fasman, The Unpossessed City:
      Knee-high garden lamps lined the path; Jim was careful to stay in their pools. Assuming he was being watched, the last thing he wanted to do was give them any reason to chase after him in the dark.
  4. (transitive) To mark with a line or lines, to cover with lines.
    to line a copy book
  5. (transitive, obsolete) To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray.
    • 1598 — William Shakespeare, As You Like It, iii 2
      All the pictures fairest lined Are but black to Rosalind.
  6. (transitive) To read or repeat line by line.
    to line out a hymn
  7. (intransitive, ‘line up’) To form or enter into a line.
  8. (intransitive, baseball) To hit a line drive; to hit a line drive which is caught for an out. Compare fly and ground.
    • Jones lined to left in his last at-bat.
Noun

line (plural lines)


  1. A path through two or more points (compare ‘segment’); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight.
    • 1816, Percy Shelley, The Daemon of the World
      The atmosphere in flaming sparkles flew; / And where the burning wheels / Eddied above the mountain’s loftiest peak / Was traced a line of lightning.
    • 2009, Jory Sherman, Sidewinder:
      For their present position, he drew an inverted V. Then he drew a line and on either side he inscribed landmarks, ridges, passes. At the other end he drew a number of inverted Vs to represent the Arapaho village.
    The arrow descended in a curved line.
    1. (geometry) An infinitely extending one-dimensional figure that has no curvature; one that has length but not breadth or thickness.
    2. (geometry, informal) A line segment; a continuous finite segment of such a figure.
    3. (graph theory) An edge of a graph.
    4. (geography) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
    5. (geography, ‘the line’ or ‘equinoctial line’) The equator.
      • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, ch. 54
        She [a ship called Town-Ho] was somewhere to the northward of the Line.
    6. (music) One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed.
    7. (cricket) The horizontal path of a ball towards the batsman (see also length).
    8. (soccer) The goal line
      • 2011 October 1, Clive Lindsay, “Kilmarnock 1 - 2 St Johnstone”, BBC Sport:
        St Johnstones Liam Craig had to clear off the line before Steven Anderson sent a looping header into his own net for the equaliser on 36 minutes.


    Definizione italiano>inglese line

    linea
      geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure
      path through two or more points, threadlike mark
      graph theory: edge of a graph
      music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed
      cricket: horizontal path of a ball towards the batsman
      connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.
      telephone or network connection
      threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark
      straight sequence of people, queue
      official, stated position of an individual or political faction
      products or services sold by a business, or the business itself
      Term used in GIS technologies in the vector type of internal data organization: spatial data are divided into point, line and polygon types.
    riga
      path through two or more points, threadlike mark
      graph theory: edge of a graph
      letter, written form of communication
      single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.
      sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay
      A mark that is long relative to its width.
    corda
      rope, cord, or string
      long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline
    verso
      poetic: verse
      sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay
    coda
      straight sequence of people, queue
    fila
      straight sequence of people, queue
    contorno
      exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline
    fune
      rope, cord, or string
    ramo
      products or services sold by a business, or the business itself
    retta
      An infinitely long, infinitely thin, not bent line in geometry.
    ruga
      threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark
    stirpe
      series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person
    lenza
    bordo
      graph theory: edge of a graph
    caratteri somatici
      lineament; feature; figure
    cima
      rope, cord, or string
    comportamento
      course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy
    confine
      exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline
    discendenza
      series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person
    equatore
      geography: equator
    fanteria d'assalto
      military: regular infantry of an army
    fase
      engineering: proper relative position or adjustment of parts
    gamma
      products or services sold by a business, or the business itself
    gomena
      long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline
    lignaggio
      series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person
    linea dell'equatore
      geography: equator
    linea di condotta
      course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy
    linea di parentela
      series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person
    lineamento
      lineament; feature; figure
    melodia
      A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
    meridiana
      geography: circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map
    meridiano
      geography: circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map
    partizione
      bible: that which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart
    posizione
      official, stated position of an individual or political faction
    reggimento
      military: regular infantry of an army
    sagola
      long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline
    segmento
      geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure
    tratti somatici
      lineament; feature; figure
    allineare
    asta
    binario
    casella
    collezione
    colonna
    comunicazione
    cordicella
    delineare
    direzione
    distanza
    famiglia
    fandonia
    figura
    filo
    foderare
    genealogia
    gradino
    lettera
    ordine
    riempire
    rigare
    rigo
    rinforzare
    sagoma
    segnare
    segno
    serie
    soffiata
    solco
    striscia
    trattino
    tratto
    via

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