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yellow line

noun
1.
(Brit) a yellow line painted along the edge of a road indicating waiting restrictions
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  • A further objective east of the yellow line was given to the 63rd and 2nd Divisions.

  • The eyes of both were fixed on the yellow line of the distant beach.

  • She stooped and drew a yellow line down the seam from wall to wall.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • A short p. 152 yellow line appeared on the screen to forecast its course for the immediate future.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • From beneath the door nearest to them a yellow line of light streamed out.

    At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason
  • Their feet were black with four claws, on each of which was a yellow line the whole length of the foot.

  • The eyebrows and eyelids are yellow, and a yellow line runs from the nostrils to the eyes.

  • Along the yellow line where sand and pebbles meet there stood a gallant band, in gay uniforms, facing the water.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • A yellow line, lightly bordered with violet, extends on each side of the head and back, from the muzzle to the hind legs.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier

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