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string line

noun, Billiards, Pool.
string (def 17b).
Origin of string line
1865-70, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for string line
  • Erect a string line along the drain run as an elevation guide to set frame to the required level.
  • Checking block alignment with string line reference from back of block.
  • Use a straight edge or string line as a guide so the patch will conform to the cross section and drain of the roadway surface.
  • Use a string line stretched taut from curb point to curb angle point or necessary construction joint end.
  • These machines are set up to use the string line as control for alignment and elevation.
  • There will normally be a string line for each side of the pavement.
  • Or add in-situ smoothness and eliminate concrete paver string line requirements.
  • Curb machine has a feeler gauge that rides along the top of the white string line to place the curb at a specific elevation.
  • Use a string line stretched taut from curb angle point to curb angle point.
  • When indicated on the plans, profile and cross slope shall be controlled by a taut reference string line.
British Dictionary definitions for string line

string line

(billiards) another name for baulk line (sense 1)
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