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line2 to cover the inner side of. [2 definitions]
lineage1 descent from or the descendants of a common or particular ancestor or ancestry. [2 definitions]
lineage2 variant of linage.
lineal being in some direct line of descent or succession. [3 definitions]
lineament (often pl.) a distinguishing shape or outline, esp. of a face or feature. [2 definitions]
linear of or similar to a line; straight. [6 definitions]
linear measure any measurement of length, or measurement of length generally. [2 definitions]
lineation the act of marking or dividing into lines. [3 definitions]
linebacker in football, a defensive player whose usual position is between the defensive linemen and backfield.
line drawing a drawing done completely in lines.
line drive in baseball, a hard-hit ball that travels low, fast, and in a nearly straight line.
line graph a graph that plots the relationship between two variable quantities, represented on horizontal and vertical axes, by connecting their coordinate points with straight lines.
lineman a person who installs or repairs electric power, telephone, or telegraph lines; linesman. [3 definitions]
linen cloth, yarn, or thread made from flax. [3 definitions]
linen closet a closet with shelves used for storing linen, such as sheets, towels, blankets, and the like.
line of battle troops, tanks, ships, and the like positioned to fight.
line of credit a statement by a bank, credit card company, department store, or the like agreeing to extend a certain amount of credit to the person named on the statement. [2 definitions]
line of fire the path of a fired bullet or shell. [2 definitions]
line of force the imaginary line in a field of electrical or magnetic force that indicates the direction taken by that force.
line of scrimmage an imaginary line on a football field, parallel to the goal line, where the ball rests and at which the two teams line up at the start of each play.
line one's pockets to gain profit, esp. by deceitful dealing.