Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trigram; a system of 3 coplanar straights.
“His ministers pressed for focus on the crisis as they insisted that the government will impose a so-called "three-line whip" requiring full lawmaker support against a vote in Parliament tomorrow seeking a referendum on U.K. membership of the EU.”
“The commentators Robert Lee and Ross McFarlane, presumably under a three-line whip to talk up the joys of 3D, made frequent reference to the beauty of what we were seeing.”
“Although some informed readers may look at these three-line poems and assume they are haiku, I do not call them haiku, because they are more personal and more earthy.”
“It's not often courts are requested to make restitution of $101,821,871.65 based on a three-line email," Judge Pastor said.”
“He has imposed a three-line whip which means the sack for any member of the government who defies him and career-sapping consequences for any backbencher who rebels.”
“However, the measure intended to foster democracy will result in all three party leaders imposing a three-line whip on their respective MPs – a move hardly likely to ease the public's mistrust of Parliament.”
“Conservative backbencher Rob Halfon, who secured today's debate, revealed he had been told there would be a three-line whip - the strongest disciplinary sanction.”
“So it is understandable that Mr Cameron decided to adopt the high-risk strategy of moving the debate to Monday and imposing a must-obey three-line whip.”
“It's nearly cherry blossom time, and we're soliciting haikus the three-line poems that have five syllables in the first, seven in the second and five in the third in honor of the humble Japanese bloom.”
“So essentially, the comic works as a very basic three-line stack program.”
Looking for tweets for three-line.