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busy (telephone line)
line of sight
candlestick (in a candlestick chart)
special-purpose phone line or communications link / hotline / special rail line (e.g. between airport and city) / CL: 條|条
curve / curved line / indirect / in a roundabout way
wire / power cord / CL:
to go online / to put sth online
hotline (communications link)
  *線* | 線* | *線
thread / string / wire / line / CL: 條|条, , / (after a number) tier (unofficial ranking of a Chinese city)
light ray / CL: 條|条, / light / illumination / lighting (for a photograph)
electrical lead / connecting line / (Tw) to connect (to a network, device etc) / to go online / connection / (congressional) caucus
offline (computing)
air or shipping route
extension cord / extended line / powerstrip
itinerary / route / political line (e.g. right revisionist road) / CL: 條|条
to underline / bottom line / base line (in sports) / baseline / minimum / spy / plant
(military) line of troops encircling an enemy position / (telephony) outside line / (basketball) outside the three-point line
antenna / mast / connection with high-ranking officials
branch line / side road / spur / fig. secondary plot (in a story)
FireWire (IEEE 1394 data-transfer interface)
firing line (battle) / live electrical wire
short term
infrared ray
wiring / to connect a wire
wired / cable (television)
ultraviolet ray
main line (of communication) / main thread (of a plotline or concept) / central theme
knitting wool / wool yarn
red line
long term
assembly line / production line
informer / snitch / spy / scout / (cosmetics) eye line
front line
main line / trunk line
defensive line or perimeter / CL:
the starting line (of a race) / scratch line (in a relay race)
the whole front (in a war) / the whole length (of a road or railway line)
straight line / sharply (rise or fall)
pipeline / general term for pipes, cables etc
front line / military front / workface / cutting edge
(sports) to go out of bounds / to go over the line / to qualify for the next round of competition / (Tw) (fig.) to make the grade / to achieve success
to delineate / to draw a line / to underline
battle line / battlefront / front
along the line (e.g. railway) / the region near the line
a front (militant group) / line of battle / alignment (towards a political party etc)
dental floss / CL: 條|条
central axis (line)
half-way line / median line
marking line (painted on a road to guide motorists) / reticle / graticule
coastline / seaboard / shoreline
to pull strings / to manipulate (a puppet) / to control from behind the scene / to mediate
to get disconnected (from the Internet)
limits / bounds / dividing line
skyline / horizon
fuse (for an explosive device) / electrical lead / intermediary / catalyst / (dialect) sewing needle
multiple track (e.g. rail) / multi-lane (e.g. highway) / the complex line (math.)
rice-flour noodles
united front
secant line (math.)
(of a guitar, kite etc) to have a string break / (of a tradition etc) to be discontinued / (telephone or Internet connection) disconnected / cut off
(geometry) a diagonal
dividing line
power cable (of an appliance etc)
front line / forefront
ring road / circle line (e.g. rail or subway)
needle and thread / needlework
to go offline
lit. to thread a needle (idiom); fig. to act as a go-between
assembly line / (computing) pipeline
tone of voice / timbre
sideline / foul line
cotton thread / yarn cotton
police cordon / alert level
thread / silk yarn
tangent line (geometry)
(slang) cleavage / (palmistry) business line
computer bus
horizontal line / horizontal coordinate line
streamline (physics)
pressure crease / fig. to toil for sb else's benefit / line ball (i.e. on the line)
to shift one's eyes / (fig.) to shift one's attention / to divert attention
broken line (continuous figure made up of straight line segments) / polygonal line / dog leg
inked line / carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)
blockade line / CL:
mountain ridge line
solid line / continuous line
to remove stitches (from a wound)
deadline (loanword)
fuse (for explosives) / (fig.) proximate cause / the last straw
the Qinghai-Tibet route

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