plural of line.
Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
Meaning notefortifications, in the plural
Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
Meaning noteshipbuilding, 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.
If you don't behave I'll give you lines.
I had to write out 200 lines.
Meaning noteeducation, in the plural
The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.
Meaning noteUS, in the plural
third-person singular simple present indicative form of line.
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