Definition of lines in English Dictionary

  • NounBFline
    1. plural of line.
      1. (fortifications, in the plural) Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
        1. (shipbuilding, in the plural) Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
          1. (education, in the plural) A school punishment in which a student must repeatedly write out a line of text related to the offence (e.g. "I must be quiet in class") a specified number of times; the lines of text so written out.
            1. If you don't behave I'll give you lines
            2. I had to write out 200 lines
          2. (US, in the plural) The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.
          3. VerbBFlinePRliningPT, PPlined
            1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of line.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • In a first step, the interhemispheric midsagittal plane and the orthogonal plane through the bicommissural line between the anterior and posterior commissures were determined as reference planes.
                • I remember once when l was repairin' a fault on the Coolgardie line sixty miles out a thunderstorm came on. It was a boshter!
                • The defensive line needs to get after the quarterback.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Line up the 1/2 template with the stringer (or draw a center line) — Stephen Pirsch [1]
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The position of the blindside flanker depends on the proximity of a touch line, so if the scrum takes place close to the left-hand touch line, the blindside flanker will be closest to that touch line.
                • Only the results for the thicker PEO microlayers conformed to Eq. 2, with P PEO,eff P PEO , as indicated by the dashed line.
                • The sketch is a not-to-scale drawing of the workpiece with cut surfaces highlighted by heavy lines.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Noun forms
                  • Noun plural forms
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Verb singular forms
                      • Third-person singular forms
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                1. en linesman
                2. en linesmen
                3. en lineside
                4. en lineshaft
                5. en linespace
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of lines for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "lines" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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