Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of line.

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  • n. a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The term "ligne claire" is believed to have been coined by the Dutch artist and designer Joost Swarte in 1977.

    Week in Words

  • He mastered a style of drawing called ligne claire or clear line: a clean, pared-down style of simple, precise lines.

    Eclectihk-log

  • Quand tu es en ligne je te recommande OneLook, où on trouve des liaisons à une large gamme de dictionnaires, et il y a moins de levage lourd!

    Unnatural ‘preternaturally’, naturally

  • And according to informal survey the most popular version control system to give a “denier” would be Git. ligne

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  • J'ai surtout apprecie la phrase "la longue ligne musicale" du courbe de Mont Ventoux.

    rubrique - French Word-A-Day

  • Enfin, en arrière plan, se dessine la longue ligne musicale des deux courbes asymétriques du Mont Ventoux.

    rubrique - French Word-A-Day

  • Using live actors to animate digital images was thought a way of getting as close as possible to Hergé's ligne claire clear line drawings, a technique that avoids shading and hatchmarks, uses color flatly, and gives each line equal weight.

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  • Fine Lines ligne claire Using live actors to animate digital images was thought a way of getting as close as possible to Hergé's ligne claire clear line drawings, a technique that avoids shading and hatchmarks.

    Week in Words

  • A variant of ligne claire is "atoomstijl," or "atomic style," which refers to Art Deco and 1950s graphic elements.

    Week in Words

  • For those who are interested in this new seating system you you can find more informations at ligne-roset.

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  • A linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure the diameter of buttons.

    July 17, 2009