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line (Also lines, lined, lining, linings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to line

tying_up

  • noun the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
    moorage; docking; dockage.

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expostulation

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    objection; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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magnetic_line_of_force

  • noun a line of force in a magnetic field

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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lacrimal

  • adjective of or relating to tears
    lachrymal.
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
    lachrymal.

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canal_of_schlemm

  • noun a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
    Schlemm's canal; sinus venosus sclerae.

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canalis_inguinalis

  • noun oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus
    inguinal canal.

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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preoccupancy

  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
    preoccupation.

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back_channel

  • noun an alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)
    • they negotiated via a back channel

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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rampart

  • noun an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
    wall; bulwark.
    • they stormed the ramparts of the city
    • they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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trolley

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; streetcar.

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isometric

  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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fanwork

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isobar

  • noun (meteorology)an isogram connecting points having equal barometric pressure at a given time

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antimeridian

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punch_line

  • noun the point of a joke or humorous story
    gag line; laugh line; tag line.

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filar

  • adjective related to or having filaments (especially across a field of view as in the eyepiece of a telescope)
    • a filar eyepiece

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alphabetic

  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • alphabetical writing system
  • adjective arranged in order according to the alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • an alphabetic arrangement
    • dictionaries list words in alphabetical order

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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syllabic

  • adjective of or relating to syllables
    • syllabic accent
    • syllabic characters each represent a syllable
  • adjective consisting of or using a syllabary
    • eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing

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transmission_channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company

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open_account

  • noun credit extended by a business to a customer
    credit account; charge account.
  • noun an unpaid credit order

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sound_bite

  • noun a very short speech; usually on radio or television

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principal_axis

  • noun a line that passes through the center of curvature of a lens so that light is neither reflected nor refracted
    optic axis.
    • in a normal eye the optic axis is the direction in which objects are seen most distinctly

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bile

  • noun a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    gall.

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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obround

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tunefulness

  • noun the property of having a melody
    melodiousness.

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politician

  • noun a leader engaged in civil administration
  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politico.

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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bringing

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    delivery.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    bring; take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point

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widebody_aircraft

  • noun a commercial airliner with two aisles
    twin-aisle airplane; wide-body aircraft; wide-body.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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saturn

  • noun a giant planet that is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; the 6th planet from the sun
  • noun (Roman mythology) god of agriculture and vegetation; counterpart of Greek Cronus
    • Saturday is Saturn's Day

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credit_line

  • noun the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
    line; personal credit line; personal line of credit; line of credit; bank line.
  • noun a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article
    by-line.

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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heat_sink

  • noun a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat

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decima

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isoclinic

  • adjective satellite having equal magnetic inclinations
    isoclinal.

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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bevilled

(Her.) Notched with an angle like that inclosed by a carpenter's bevel; -- said of a partition line of a shield.

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dimeter

Having two poetical measures or meters. -- n. A verse of two meters.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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heptaseme

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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running_title

  • noun the title (or a shortened title) of a book used as a running head

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tether

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    leash; lead.
  • verb tie with a tether
    • tether horses

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channelize

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelise.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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gazon

(Fort.) One of the pieces of sod used to line or cover parapets and the faces of earthworks.

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cobbling

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; shoemaking.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone; cobble.

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poetiser

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; rhymer.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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bleep

  • noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
    beep.
  • verb emit a single short high-pitched signal
    • The computer bleeped away

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fibre_optics

  • noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
    fiber optics; fibreoptics; fiberoptics.

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load_line

  • noun waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded
    Plimsoll line; Plimsoll; Plimsoll mark.

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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ski_lift

  • noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
    lift; ski tow.

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lifeline

  • noun a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
    line of life; life line.
  • noun support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)
    • the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin
    • she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief

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epicycloid

  • noun a line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle

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patrilinear

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    patrilineal.
    • a patrilineal society

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leitmotif

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotiv.

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patrilineal

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    patrilinear.
    • a patrilineal society

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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cajolery

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    palaver; blandishment.

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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interpret

  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; construe.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?
  • verb give an interpretation or explanation to
    rede.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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counterpose

  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterpoise; counterweight.

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