verb (used with object), underlined, underlining.
to mark with a line or lines underneath; underscore.
to indicate the importance of; emphasize, as by stressing or italicizing.
Printing. a caption under an illustration.
a line drawn under something; an underscore.
verb (transitive) (ˌʌndəˈlaɪn)
to put a line under
to state forcibly; emphasize or reinforce
a line underneath, esp under written matter
noun, plural linemen. 1. Also, linesman. a person who installs or repairs telephone, telegraph, or other wires. 2. Football. one of the players in the line, as a center, guard, tackle, or end. 3. Surveying. a person who marks the positions of a survey mark with a range pole or the like. noun (pl) -men […]
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a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2.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 […]