- an ornamented type with a line of white or of a contrasting color running just inside the edge and following the contour of each letter.
Origin of inline
- (of an internal-combustion engine) having the cylinders ranged side by side in one or more rows along the crankshaft.
Origin of in-line
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for inline
Likewise, the new American Airlines terminal at JFK has eight inline scanners that can handle 3,200 bags an hour.The Bomb Threat Under the Seats
December 28, 2009
Inconsistent spelling and inline hyphenation occurs across poems and songs and is retained.
I at once rode as fast as I could to the left, where my son was inline, and for the first time that day showed myself to him.Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson
On some reading devices, inline stage directions are set off from the text by parentheses added by the transcriber.The Fatal Dowry
Larger Figures are shown as thumbnails, followed by inline enlargements or links.
Hieroglyphs and one Syriac word in the original book are represented as inline images in the text.The Blood Covenant
H. Clay Trumbull
- denoting a linked sequence of manufacturing processes
- denoting an internal-combustion engine having its cylinders arranged in a line
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Word Origin and History for inline
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