noun, Military, Navy.
a line formed by troops or ships for delivering or receiving an attack.
a formation adopted by a military or naval force when preparing for action
- Line-of-battle ship
[lahyn-uh v-bat-l] noun 1. .
noun 1. (def 2). noun 1. (US & Canadian) another name for credit line
- Line of demarcation
noun a boundary marking something off from something else; also called demarcation line Word Origin from linea de demarcacion, the Pope’s division of the New World between the Spanish and Portuguese line of demarcation n. A zone of inflammatory reaction separating gangrenous from healthy tissue.
noun 1. a military or naval officer serving with combatant units or warships, as distinguished from a staff officer, supply officer, etc.