noun, plural linemen.
Also, linesman. a person who installs or repairs telephone, telegraph, or other wires.
Football. one of the players in the line, as a center, guard, tackle, or end.
Surveying. a person who marks the positions of a survey mark with a range pole or the like.
noun (pl) -men
another name for platelayer
a person who does the chaining, taping, or marking of points for a surveyor
(Austral & NZ) (formerly) the member of a beach life-saving team who controlled the line used to help drowning swimmers and surfers
(American football) a member of the row of players who start each down positioned on either side of the line of scrimmage
(US & Canadian) another word for linesman (sense 2)
noun 1. fabric woven from flax yarns. 2. Often, linens. bedding, tablecloths, shirts, etc., made of linen cloth or a more common substitute, as cotton. 3. yarn made of flax fiber. 4. thread made of flax yarns. adjective 5. made of linen: a linen jacket. Idioms 6. wash one’s dirty linen in public, to discuss […]
noun 1. anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons. 2. the quantity that can be or usually is carried at one time, as in a cart. 3. this quantity taken as a unit of measure or weight or a discrete quantity (usually used […]
noun 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a contrivance for fastening or securing something. 3. the mechanism that explodes the charge; gunlock. safety […]
noun 1. accommodation in a house, especially in rooms for rent: to furnish board and lodging. 2. a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters. 3. lodgings. a room or rooms rented for residence in another’s house. British. the rooms of a university student who lives neither on campus nor at home. 4. the act of […]