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Part of speech: Noun

A mark on paper, etc., having length but not breadth or thickness; a slender string or cord; a row; as, a line of trees; a boundary; as, we crossed the line into Canada; an imaginary circle on the globe; as, a line of latitude; plan or method; as, follow this line of attack; a course of action; an industry or profession; as, he was an expert in his own line; a row of printed or written letters or words; a verse of poetry; descent; as, a line of kings; trains, ships, etc., making up a system of transportation; in war, a row of defended positions; as, a trench in the front line; a row of soldiers marching abreast; a wire in a telegraph or telephone system.

Part of speech: Verb

To draw lines upon; place along side by side; as, to line up soldiers; cover on the inside; as, to line a coat.

Part of speech: Verb

To form a row; as the men line up for inspection.

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