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Line or lines may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

  • Line (geometry), a concept which includes, but is not limited to, an infinitely-extended one-dimensional figure with no curvature
  • Line (electrical engineering), any circuit or loop of an electrical system
    • Telephone line, a single-user circuit on a telephone communication system
    • Transmission line, a specialized structure designed to carry alternating current of radio frequency
    • Line level, a common standard for audio signals
  • Line (unit), an obsolete unit of length equal to one-twelfth or one-tenth of an inch
  • Line (video), a measure of video display resolution or image resolution
  • Line (text file), a row of characters as a unit of organization within text files
  • Former name of the unit of magnetic flux, the Maxwell
  • Lineage (evolution), a sequence of species that form a line of descent
  • Catheter, a thin tube extruded from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions
    • CVP line, catheter placed into a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin
    • PICC line, catheter inserted in a peripheral vein in the arm
    • umbilical line, a catheter that is inserted into one of the two arteries or the vein of the umbilical cord

Arts[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Music[edit]

  • Lines (album), a 1976 album by The Walker Brothers
  • Line (melody), a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
  • Line (music) or part, a strand or melody of music played by an individual instrument or voice
  • Line (singer) (born 1996), Danish singer and finalist in the Danish X Factor
  • "Lines" (song), 1976 song written by the American singer-songwriter Jerry Fuller
  • "The Line" (Lisa Stansfield song), a 1997 song by Lisa Stansfield from her album Lisa Stansfield
  • "The Line", a song by Battles
  • "The Line", a song by Sadist from their album Lego

Military[edit]

Sports[edit]

  • Line (ice hockey), a group of forwards that play in a group, or "shift", during a game
  • Line and length, direction and point of bouncing on the pitch of a delivery in cricket
  • Fishing line, cord used or made for angling
  • Kite line, twine or specialized line for flying kites
  • Money line, in wagering, odds on the outcome of a game with no consideration to a point spread
  • Racing line, in auto racing, a path taken through a corner
  • Lineman (American football), player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage

Transport[edit]

  • Airline, a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight
  • Log-line, in nautical usage, a piece of rope which has been assigned a function
  • Shipping line, a company engaged in sea transport
  • Waterline, the line where the hull of a ship meets the surface of the water

Business[edit]

  • Line function, primary business activity that negatively affects income
  • Product lining, offering several related products for sale individually

Sewing and fashion[edit]

  • Lining (sewing), an inner layer of fabric or other material inserted into clothing and similar items
  • Empire line, style in women's clothing in which the dress has a fitted bodice ending just below the bust
  • Fashion line, a clothing subsidiary that designs and sells garments according to a specific ethos
  • Style line, a line or curve in a garment that has a visual effect

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