a discontinuous line or series of line segments, as a series of dashes, or a figure made up of line segments meeting at oblique angles.
a highway marking consisting of a series of disconnected line segments painted between lanes of a roadway, indicating that crossing from one to the other is permissible.
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noun Examples Historical Examples Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker Marguerite Bryant The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864 Various Rose Charlitte Marshall Saunders Sketches of the Covenanters J. C. McFeeters Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie Frederick The Great and His Family L. Muhlbach The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII) Various […]
odd lot. a quantity or amount less than the conventional unit of trading. Stock Exchange. (in a transaction) a quantity of stock less than the established 100-share unit for active issues or the 10-share unit for designated inactive issues. noun a batch of merchandise that contains less than or more than the usual number of […]
a pediment, as over a doorway or window, having its raking cornice interrupted at the crown or apex.
an improvised offensive play that results when the originally planned play has failed to be executed properly.