from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, the water-line at which a vessel floats when at light displacement. See displacement, 3.


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  • This series of fast-action, light-line rods offers the most fun you can have on a small stream.


  • Sola's light-line coiled around the animal's throat, knocking it out and pulling it off, and Spock poured a phaser stun into it when it was clear of Kirk.


  • [4] To lock, use the light-line tag end to make three wraps around the light-line standing portion, wrapping back toward the knot under the created loop.

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  • I know smallmouths are supposed to be a light-line species, but I use 17-pound-test mono.

    Smallmouth Master

  • This works well for deep-water and light-line finesse fishing.

    The Top 10 BASS Lures

  • He fired the bumper again to steady himself, peering into the blackness beyond the light-line on the rock.

    Gold in the Sky

  • At the top she saw the long, light-line of a slightly opened door.

    The House of Arden

  • The end of the light-line line, for now: Tukwila's "Taj Mahal" station

    The Seattle Times


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