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Ntila is a Xitsonga word meaning "Line" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below or sending a suggestion

Definition of line
- Line n
- A formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
- A mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope"
- A formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
- A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
- Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
- A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
- A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
- The methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning" [syn: {argumentation}, {logical argument}, {line of reasoning}]
- A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power [syn: {cable}, {transmission line}]
- A connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available" [syn: {course}]
- A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
- A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles" [syn: {wrinkle}, {furrow}, {crease}, {crinkle}, {seam}]
- A pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport" [syn: {pipeline}]
- The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed [syn: {railway line}, {rail line}]
- A telephone connection [syn: {telephone line}, {phone line}, {telephone circuit}, {subscriber line}]
- Acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
- The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" [syn: {lineage}, {line of descent}, {descent}, {bloodline}, {blood line}, {blood}, {pedigree}, {ancestry}, {origin}, {parentage}, {stemma}, {stock}]
- Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
- The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business" [syn: {occupation}, {business}, {job}, {line of work}]
- In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
- (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms" [syn: {channel}, {communication channel}]
- A particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes" [syn: {product line}, {line of products}, {line of merchandise}, {business line}, {line of business}]
- A commercial organization serving as a common carrier
- Space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising [syn: {agate line}]
- The maximum credit that a customer is allowed [syn: {credit line}, {line of credit}, {bank line}, {personal credit line}, {personal line of credit}]
- A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven" [syn: {tune}, {melody}, {air}, {strain}, {melodic line}, {melodic phrase}]
- A short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there" [syn: {note}, {short letter}, {billet}]
- A conceptual separation or demarcation; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity" [syn: {dividing line}, {demarcation}, {contrast}]
- Mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it [syn: {production line}, {assembly line}] v
- Be in line with; form a line along; "trees line the riverbank" [syn: {run along}]
- Cover the interior of (garments); "line the gloves"
- Make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand" [syn: {trace}, {draw}, {describe}, {delineate}]
- Mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face"
- Fill plentifully; "line one's pockets"
- Reinforce with fabric; "lined books are more enduring"
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