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line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) toward the enemy abatis , abattis
muscle that draws a body part away from the median line abductor , abductor muscle
surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target Abney level
(prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables acatalectic
code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.) access , access code
imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip aclinic line , magnetic equator
delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves acoustic delay line , sonic delay line
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message acrostic
muscle that draws a body part toward the median line adductor , adductor muscle
verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis Adonic , Adonic line
music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses African-American music , black music
space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising agate line , line
line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family agnation , patrilineage
imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is zero agonic line
United States artist noted for his line-drawn caricatures (1904-2003) Al Hirschfeld , Hirschfeld
hard-line extremist Islamic group in Great Britain who support bin Laden and other terrorist groups al-Muhajiroun
poem's line in iambic hexameter with caesura after third foot alexandrine
(prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet Alexandrine
in line aligned , aplomb , arrow , balanced , straight
spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines alignment
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