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Definition of the noun a-line

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  1. women's clothing that has a fitted top and a flared skirt that is widest at the hemline
    • example: it is called the A-line because the effect resembles the capital letter A
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: woman's clothing = clothing that is designed for women to wear

Alternative definition of the noun a-line


  1. Any article of clothing with the A-line silhouette.

Definition of the adjective a-line

What does a-line mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Having a silhouette that replicates the letter A by flaring out from the top, like a funnel, narrow and fitted at the neck and shoulders, skimming the hips and widening toward the bottom, with little or no shaping or seaming at the waist.


A-line a.k.a. East Corridor: The East Rail Line will be a commuter rail line in Denver and Aurora, Colorado. The East Corridor was the second line of FasTracks, which broke ground on August 26, 2010. It will be completed in 2016. The line is part of the Eagle P3 public-private partnership.


  1. A-line: An A-line skirt is a skirt that is fitted at the hips and gradually widens towards the hem, giving the impression of the shape of a capital letter A. The term is also used to describe dresses and coats with a similar shape.
  2. The A-Line is a planned rapid transit line running along James Street in downtown and Upper James Street on the escarpment in Hamilton, Ontario. It is part of Hamilton's proposed BLAST network, involving four other rapid transit corridors. It is identified by Metrolinx in its regional transportation plan The Big Move as a project to be completed by 2023.

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You say
Stay on line
Come to me by on line
Future is on line
You are always on line.
It is I who fail
To make connection with you
And is in dark
And is suffering
Like anything. (Gajanan Mishra)
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