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 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
Line Noun Synonyms: wrinkle, crease, crinkle, furrow, crow's-foot

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


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


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


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