This description of the oldfrontline, as it was when the Battle of the Somme began, may some day be of use. [ …] It is hoped that this description of the line will be followed by an account of our people's share in the battle.
The arm of the Russianinfantry is the three-linerifle, model 1891 (caliber 0.299 inch)  [ …] .
The cutis measures in thickness from a quarter of a line to a line and a half (a line is one-twelfth of an inch).
In case any of the committee do not understand what is meant by a rateperline, I maysay that buttons, being very small, are not measured by the foot or inch, but by the line, a linebeing one-fortieth of an inch. For example, that is a 27-line button  [ …] .
At the sametime, however, for calculation in the metric system, one metre is taken as the unit for the length of the conductor, one metre persecond as the unitvelocity, and one linepersquare centimetre as the unit of fielddensity.
(baseball, slang, 1800s, ‘the line’) The batter’s box.
Thus, for example, in the line of Quarte, the direct thrust is parried by dropping the point under the adversary's blade and circlingupwards, throwingoff the attack in the oppositeline (that of Tierce), and upon the direct thrust in the line of Tierce, by a similar action throwingoff the attack in the oppositeline (that of Quarte).
(engineering) Properrelative position or adjustment (of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working).
[ …] such books are alwayscloseback—ie, the leathercover is alwaysglued or pasted to the bareback of the book. Afterbooks have been lined the bands are put on if the style of bindingadmits of this operation.