Log Line

Science / Tides and Currents / Log Line: A graduated line used to measure the speed of a vessel through the water or to measure the velocity of the current from a vessel at anchor. See current line.

Other Words for Line

Line Noun Synonyms: wrinkle, crease, crinkle, furrow, crow's-foot
Line Verb Synonyms: interline, cover, face, ceil
Line Adjective Synonyms: mark, pencil-mark, pen-mark, rule, score, stroke, underline, underscore, diagonal, slash, virgule, shilling-mark, solidus, separatrix, oblique
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Current Line

Science / Tides and Currents / Current Line: A graduated line attached to a current pole formerly used in measuring the velocity of the current. The line was marked in such a manner that the speed of the current, expressed in knots and tenths, w MORE

Morphology

Entertainment / Literature / Morphology: The part of a language concerned with the structure of morphemes and how these morphemes combine. Linguists use this term in contrast with syntax. MORE

Mortgage Pipeline

Business / Finance / Mortgage Pipeline: The period from the taking of applications from prospective mortgage borrowers to the marketing of the loans. MORE

Morphological Convergence

Science / Biology / Morphological Convergence: The evolution of basically dissimilar structures to serve a common function. For example: the wings of birds and insects. MORE

Monologue

Entertainment / Literature / Monologue: An interior monologue does not necessarily represent spoken words, but rather the internal or emotional thoughts or feelings of an individual, such as William Faulkner's long interior monologues withi MORE

Monocline

Science / Geology / Monocline: The S-shaped fold connecting two horizontal parts of the same stratum at different elevations. Its central limb is usually not overturned. MORE

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