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Engelsk navneord: line

1. line (om gruppe) a formation of people or things one beside another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed.
They were arrayed in line of battle.
The cast stood in line for the curtain call.

Mindre specifikke termerformation

Mere specifikke termerchorus, chorus line, diagonal, linemen, lineup, rank, rivet line, row

2. line (om kommunikation) a mark that is long relative to its width

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe drew a line on the chart.

Mindre specifikke termermark, print

Mere specifikke termerascender, bar line, cross hair, cross wire, curlicue, descender, dotted line, graduation, guideline, hairline, isometric, isometric line, ledger line, leger line, serif, seriph, shaft, spectrum line, squiggle, staff line, trend line

3. line (om gruppe) a formation of people or things one behind another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe line stretched clear around the corner.
You must wait in a long line at the checkout counter.

Mindre specifikke termerformation

Mere specifikke termerconga line, diagonal, file, Indian file, line of march, line of succession, picket line, queue, single file, trap line, waiting line

4. line (om form) a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

Mere specifikke termerbound, boundary, center line, centerline, curve, curve, curved shape, edge, geodesic, geodesic line, perimeter, straight line

5. line (om kommunikation) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe letter consisted of three short lines.
There are six lines in every stanza.

Mindre specifikke termertext, textual matter

Mere specifikke termeractor's line, bottom line, by-line, credit line, dateline, gag line, head, header, heading, laugh line, line of poetry, line of verse, opening line, orphan, punch line, sound bite, speech, tag line, verse, verse line, words

Omfatter disse overordnede termerletter, missive, stanza

6. line (om fænomen) a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum

Mindre specifikke termerelectromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation

Omfatter disse overordnede termerelectromagnetic spectrum

7. line (om sted) a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey attacked the enemy's line.

Mindre specifikke termermilitary position, position

Mere specifikke termerbattle line, battlefront, firing line, front, front line, line of battle

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

8. line (om erkendelse) a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can't follow your line of reasoning.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)argument, argumentation, line of reasoning, logical argument

Mindre specifikke termerabstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning

Mere specifikke termercasuistry, line of inquiry, line of questioning, policy

9. line (om genstand) a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cable, transmission line

Mindre specifikke termerconductor

Mere specifikke termercoax, coax cable, coaxial cable, electrical cable, fiber optic cable, fibre optic cable, power cable, power line, printer cable

Omfatter disse overordnede termercable, cable system, cable television, cable television service, phone system, telephone system

10. line (om gruppe) a connected series of events or actions or developments

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe government took a firm course.
Historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)course

Mindre specifikke termerseries

Mere specifikke termercurrent, flow, stream

11. line (om sted) a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

Mindre specifikke termerlocation

Mere specifikke termeraclinic line, agonic line, apparent horizon, axis, course, crest, danger line, divide, fault line, field line, flight line, great circle, hemline, hipline, hipline, horizon, isarithm, isogonal line, isogone, isogonic line, isogram, isopleth, itinerary, latitude, line of force, line of latitude, line of sight, line of vision, loxodrome, lunar latitude, magnetic equator, parallel, parallel of latitude, part, parting, path, path, quadrant, quarter-circle, rhumb, rhumb line, route, sensible horizon, side, skyline, snow line, timber line, timberline, track, tree line, visible horizon, water level, water line, water line, water parting, waterline, watermark, watershed

12. line (om form) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis face has many lines.
Ironing gets rid of most wrinkles.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crease, crinkle, furrow, seam, wrinkle

Mindre specifikke termerdepression, impression, imprint

Mere specifikke termercrow's feet, crow's foot, dermatoglyphic, frown line, heart line, laugh line, life line, lifeline, line of destiny, line of fate, line of heart, line of life, line of Saturn, love line, mensal line

Omfatter disse overordnede termercutis, skin, tegument

13. line (om genstand) a pipe used to transport liquids or gases

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pipeline

Mindre specifikke termerpipage, pipe, piping

Mere specifikke termergas line, oil pipeline

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAlaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline

14. line (om genstand) the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rail line, railway line

Mindre specifikke termerroad, route

Mere specifikke termerbranch line, spur, spur track, trunk line, trunk route

Omfatter disse specifikke termerrailroad, railroad bed, railroad track, railway

15. line (om genstand) a telephone connection

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)phone line, subscriber line, telephone circuit, telephone line

Mindre specifikke termerconnecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion

Mere specifikke termerdigital subscriber line, DSL, hot line, land line, landline, party line, private line, toll line, trunk line, WATS, WATS line

16. line (om handling) acting in conformity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn line with.
He got out of line.
Toe the line.

Mindre specifikke termerabidance, compliance, conformation, conformity

17. line (om gruppe) the descendants of one individual

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis entire lineage has been warriors.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock

Mindre specifikke termerfamily tree, genealogy

Mere specifikke termerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept, side

18. line (om genstand) something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA washing line.

Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact

Mere specifikke termerbecket, cord, laniard, lanyard, lifeline, lifeline, mainsheet, mooring, mooring line, painter, ratlin, ratline, rope, sheet, shroud, shroud, strand, tack, towing line, towing rope, towline, towrope, trace, weather sheet

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbitter end, drip loop

19. line (om handling) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe's not in my line of business.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)business, job, line of work, occupation

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termeraccountancy, accounting, appointment, berth, billet, biz, calling, career, catering, confectionery, craft, employment, farming, game, land, medium, metier, office, photography, place, position, post, profession, salt mine, situation, sport, spot, trade, treadmill, vocation, work

20. line (om sted) in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area

Mindre specifikke termermark, print

Mere specifikke termerbalkline, baseline, baseline, baulk-line, finish line, finishing line, foul line, foul line, foul line, goal line, line of scrimmage, out of bounds, red line, scratch, scratch line, scrimmage line, service line, sideline, start, starting line, string line, yard line

21. line (om kommunikation) (often plural) a means of communication or access

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt must go through official channels.
Lines of communication were set up between the two firms.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)channel, communication channel

Mindre specifikke termercommunicating, communication

Mere specifikke termerback channel, contact, inter-group communication, lens, liaison, line of gab, link, patter, spiel

Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

22. line (om genstand) a particular kind of product or merchandise

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA nice line of shoes.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)business line, line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, product line

Mindre specifikke termermerchandise, product, ware

Mere specifikke termersideline

Omfatter disse specifikke termertop of the line

23. line (om genstand) a commercial organization serving as a common carrier

Mindre specifikke termercarrier, common carrier

Mere specifikke termerairline, airline business, airway, railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system, steamship company, steamship line, transit line

Omfatter disse overordnede termertransit, transportation, transportation system

24. line (om mængde el. mål) space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agate line

Mindre specifikke termerarea unit, square measure

25. line (om forhold) the maximum credit that a customer is allowed

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bank line, credit line, line of credit, personal credit line, personal line of credit

Mindre specifikke termercredit

Mere specifikke termerconsumer credit

26. line (om kommunikation) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was humming an air from Beethoven.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune

Mindre specifikke termermusic

Mere specifikke termerfanfare, flourish, glissando, idea, leitmotif, leitmotiv, melodic theme, musical theme, part, roulade, signature, signature tune, theme, theme song, theme song, tucket, voice

Omfatter disse specifikke termermusical phrase, phrase

27. line (om kommunikation) persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line.
He has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it.
That salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk.

Mindre specifikke termerpersuasion, suasion

28. line (om kommunikation) a short personal letter

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDrop me a line when you get there.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)billet, note, short letter

Mindre specifikke termerpersonal letter

Mere specifikke termerexcuse

29. line (om erkendelse) a conceptual separation or distinction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is a narrow line between sanity and insanity.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contrast, demarcation, dividing line

Mindre specifikke termerdifferentiation, distinction

Mere specifikke termerpoint of no return, Rubicon

30. line (om genstand) mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assembly line, production line

Mindre specifikke termermechanical system

Omfatter disse specifikke termerconveyer, conveyer belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, transporter

Omfatter disse overordnede termerfactory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill

Engelsk udsagnsord: line

1. line (om tilstand) be in line with; form a line along

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTrees line the riverbank.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)run along

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerlie

Mere specifikke termerrim

2. line (om relation) cover the interior of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLine the gloves.
Line a chimney.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termercover

Mere specifikke termerbabbitt, crib, face, reline

3. line (om relation) make a mark or lines on a surface

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDraw a line.
Trace the outline of a figure in the sand.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)delineate, describe, draw, trace

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termermark

Mere specifikke termercircumscribe, circumscribe, construct, inscribe, write

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdraw, draw

4. line (om relation) mark with lines

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSorrow had lined his face.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermark, nock, score

Mere specifikke termercrisscross, hatch, reline

5. line (om ændring) fill plentifully

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLine one's pockets.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerfill, fill up, make full

6. line (om ændring) reinforce with fabric

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLined books are more enduring.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerreenforce, reinforce

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