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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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