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Meaning of lines by Wiktionary Dictionary



    lines ( plural: )

    1. Plural form of line .
    2. ( fortifications, plural: ) Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy .
    3. ( shipbuilding, plural: ) Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections .
    4. ( education, 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
    5. ( US, plural: ) The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver .