from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A line of copy acknowledging the source or origin of a news dispatch, published article, or other work.
- n. The maximum amount of credit to be extended to a customer. Also called line of credit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A line of printed text attached to written material, an image, illustration, or the like, which identifies the author, photographer, or other source.
- n. A line of credit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article
- n. the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"I'm sure his credit line must be unsnarled by now," Chandris put in before Kosta could answer, tossing the screwdriver back into the tool tray in disgust.
Assuming that the Daviees hadn't been lying when they said angels couldn't be traded for cash — and she'd seen no evidence that they had lied about that — she was going to have to somehow get the angel dumped into a credit line that she could then convert to cash.
Mouths were clamped shut tighter than Bernie Madoff's credit line in Vegas.
Freeing up Kosta's credit line shouldn't take more than a minute or two.
"Unfortunately, in this case Dr. Qhahenlo's own credit line comes from Sadhai, and she would need special permission in advance to run your experiment for you.
And the next skeeter to Seraph would include an official order to the Angelmass Studies Institute that Kosta's current credit line be indefinitely suspended.