Textual thesaurus for "line"

(noun) business, job, line of work, occupation

the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

he's not in my line of business

(noun) cable, transmission line

a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

(noun) rail line, railway line

the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed

(noun) line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, product line, business line

a particular kind of product or merchandise

a nice line of shoes

(noun) pipeline

a pipe used to transport liquids or gases

a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport

(noun) production line, assembly line

mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it

(noun) phone line, telephone circuit, telephone line, subscriber line

a telephone connection

(noun) contrast, demarcation, dividing line

a conceptual separation or distinction

there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity

(noun) argument, argumentation, logical argument, line of reasoning

a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

I can't follow your line of reasoning

(noun) channel, communication channel

(often plural) a means of communication or access

it must go through official channels; lines of communication were set up between the two firms

(noun) billet, short letter, note

a short personal letter

drop me a line when you get there

(noun) melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune

a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

she was humming an air from Beethoven

(noun) pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock

the descendants of one individual

his entire lineage has been warriors

(noun) course

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

(noun) personal credit line, personal line of credit, bank line, credit line, line of credit

the maximum credit that a customer is allowed

(noun) agate line

space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

(noun) crease, crinkle, seam, furrow, wrinkle

a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

his face has many lines; ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

(verb) trace, delineate, describe, draw

make a mark or lines on a surface

draw a line; trace the outline of a figure in the sand

(verb) run along

be in line with; form a line along

trees line the riverbank