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1. contour

noun. ['ˈkɑːnˌtʊr'] a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height.

Synonyms

  • isometric
  • thalweg
  • contour line

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • erect
  • regular
  • dispose

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Words that Rhyme with Contour Line

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine

Example sentences of the word contour-line


1. Noun Phrase
None of the contour lines will cross each other.

2. Noun Phrase
The elevation between two contour lines is never higher than the value of the higher contour line.

3. Noun Phrase
The closer together contour lines are, the steeper the slope of the hill.

4. Noun Phrase
The contour lines represent lines of equal elevation.

2. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one beside another.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • rank
  • chorus line
  • rivet line
  • lineup
  • chorus
  • row
  • diagonal

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a mark that is long relative to its width.

Synonyms

  • graduation
  • ledger line
  • isometric line
  • staff line
  • trend line
  • cross hair
  • curlicue
  • isometric
  • seriph
  • ascender
  • shaft
  • cross wire
  • squiggle
  • dotted line
  • descender
  • leger line
  • mark
  • spectrum line
  • print
  • hairline
  • serif
  • bar line

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance
  • equilibrium
  • inclusion

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one behind another.

Synonyms

  • trap line
  • formation
  • line of march
  • queue
  • file
  • conga line
  • picket line
  • single file
  • waiting line
  • diagonal
  • line of succession

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.

Synonyms

  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • urban
  • away game
  • home game

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • geodesic line
  • shape
  • curved shape
  • center line
  • centerline
  • curve
  • boundary
  • perimeter
  • geodesic
  • straight line
  • form

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unfold
  • disjoin
  • highland

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • abstract thought
  • argumentation
  • line of reasoning
  • policy
  • logical argument
  • casuistry
  • line of inquiry
  • reasoning
  • line of questioning

Antonyms

  • sell
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).

Synonyms

  • front line
  • firing line
  • military position
  • front
  • position
  • line of battle
  • battlefront

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • embark
  • leave

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.

Synonyms

  • by-line
  • verse line
  • words
  • dateline
  • missive
  • laugh line
  • orphan
  • credit line
  • head
  • text
  • gag line
  • line of verse
  • sound bite
  • bottom line
  • verse
  • stanza
  • opening line
  • actor's line
  • tag line
  • header
  • heading
  • line of poetry
  • speech
  • textual matter
  • punch line

Antonyms

  • liability
  • weak point
  • idle
  • fail

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.

Synonyms

  • cable
  • cable television
  • coaxial cable
  • coax cable
  • fiber optic cable
  • fibre optic cable
  • conductor
  • transmission line
  • telephone system
  • electrical cable
  • power line
  • cable television service
  • cable system
  • phone system
  • printer cable
  • coax

Antonyms

  • starboard
  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))
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