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English Definitionthread; string; wire; line
See alsoxiàn variant of (from traditional character )
Traditional Script
Simplified Script线
Part of Speech(名) noun
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Filar.
(名) As a noun
  1. An established line of travel or access.
  2. A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving.
  3. Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible.
    • English synonyms: line
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  4. A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
    • English synonyms: line
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