a straight line that connects the fovea centralis of an eye with the point on which the eye focuses.
(ophthalmol) a straight line extending from the fovea centralis of the eye to an object on which the eye is focused Also called line of sight
[lin-ee-uh-leyt] adjective, Zoology, Botany. 1. marked with minute lines; finely lineate. /ˈlɪnɪəˌleɪt/ adjective (biology) 1. marked with very fine parallel lines
[lahyn-out] noun, Rugby. 1. a procedure for putting an out-of-bounds ball back in play, whereby a player outside the touchline tosses the ball high and between two lines of opposing forwards lined up perpendicular to the touchline. noun 1. (rugby Union) the method of restarting play when the ball goes into touch, the forwards forming […]
- Line plot
noun a graphic representation in which marks above a number line indicate the frequency of each value
- Line pocket
verb phrase To be greedy, esp by stealing or extortion: lining their pockets from the donations at the theater