Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In printing, having a depth of body equal to two lines of the type mentioned or used: as, two-line brevier or pica.

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Examples

  • The structure is as tight as a sonnet: three quatrains and a two-line payoff.

    Sam Leith on Dora the Explorer

  • Characters and their relationships are truncated from dozens of pages in the book to a furtive glance or two-line exchange on the screen.

    Michael Shermer: Atlas Shrugged, But You Shouldn't

  • After average per-game scoring fell to 5.14 goals in 2003-04, and after a lockout wiped out the following season, the league added the shootout as an option to decide regular-season games, placed restrictions on goaltenders' movements outside the crease and legalized the two-line pass to encourage breakaways and odd-man rushes.

    Have Goalies Become Too Dominant?

  • Little mention was given of his passing beyond a curt, two-line obituary in the Tribune, that paper which once hired Mayo to run its newspaper subscription promotion that gave start to what would become our borough.

    2009 August 10 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • Little mention was given of his passing beyond a curt, two-line obituary in the Tribune, that paper which once hired Mayo to run its newspaper subscription promotion that gave start to what would become our borough.

    Time Capsule: August 8th, 1920 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • Because the announcement goes out on President's day, and because it's Microsoft, nobody really notices except for a two-line mention on Mashable, half of which is a joke about Bing.

    Exclusive: The Future of Facebook Usernames - Anil Dash

  • Instead of freeing defensemen to expand their roles on offense, the elimination of obstruction and the two-line pass gave them a higher priority: Chase down the puck in the defensive zone and move it out of harm's way.

    Hockey's Endangered Species

  • And yes - we leave little two-line paper slips around in both places with the blog address, and it gets onto some flyers and into a newsletter at one place, and gets good click-through from the main website at the other organisation.

    Soliciting conversation and listening actively while isolating discussion

  • The Canucks are a two-line team and they aren't strong enough defensively to last several playoff rounds.

    Handicapping the Western Conference playoff race

  • Little mention was given of his passing beyond a curt, two-line obituary in the Tribune, that paper which once hired Mayo to run its newspaper subscription promotion that gave start to what would become our borough.

    2009 August « Beachwood Historical Alliance

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