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yellow line

(Brit) a yellow line painted along the edge of a road indicating waiting restrictions
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  • The eyes of both were fixed on the yellow line of the distant beach.

  • She stooped and drew a yellow line down the seam from wall to wall.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • A short p. 152 yellow line appeared on the screen to forecast its course for the immediate future.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • Their feet were black with four claws, on each of which was a yellow line the whole length of the foot.

  • Along the yellow line where sand and pebbles meet there stood a gallant band, in gay uniforms, facing the water.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • The dorsal line is black and interrupted, and a yellow line runs along each side.

    Butterflies and Moths

    William S. Furneaux
  • The caterpillar is white, with a yellow line along the spiracles, and numerous black dots.

    Butterflies and Moths

    William S. Furneaux
  • Then, his men once more in hand, the bugles screamed the charge and the yellow line roared on to victory.

    Gentlemen Rovers E. Alexander Powell
  • And somebody from the Fuels Department phoned and said something was passing the yellow line and might make the blue.

    Wait for Weight Jack McKenty

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