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According to WordNet, the noun "line" has 30 sense(s).

101204294 acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line".

102934168 a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.

113713003 space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising.

106799897 a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart".

108593262 a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.

103670849 something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line".

113863771 a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.

113905792 a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles".

107012534 text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza".

103946325 a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport".

111474637 a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.

107012979 persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress; "`let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line"; "he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it"; "that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk".

107028373 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven".

104402057 a telephone connection.

108593924 in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.

103671272 the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed.

103671473 a commercial organization serving as a common carrier.

105773049 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".

108101937 the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors".

104008385 mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it.

106260121 (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms".

113379413 the maximum credit that a customer is allowed.

100582388 the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business".

108594286 a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line".

105748786 a conceptual separation or distinction; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity".

103671668 a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes".

106626286 a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there".

108430568 a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call".

108430203 a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter".

108377085 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".

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