[ uh-lahyn ]
/ əˈlaɪn /
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verb (used with or without object), a·lined, a·lin·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM alinea·line·ment, nouna·lin·er, nounnon·a·lined, adjectiveself-a·lin·ing, adjective
Other definitions for aline (2 of 3)
[ uh-leen, al-een ]
/ əˈlin, ˈæl in /
a female given name, form of Adeline.
Other definitions for aline (3 of 3)
[ ey-lahyn ]
/ ˈeɪˌlaɪn /
(especially in women's clothing) a cut of garment consisting basically of two A-shaped panels for the front and back, designed to give increasing fullness toward the hemline.
a garment having such a cut.
being of such design or cut: an A-line coat; an A-line dress.
Origin of A-line
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for aline (1 of 2)
/ (əˈlaɪn) /
a rare spelling of align
Derived forms of alinealinement, nounaliner, noun
British Dictionary definitions for aline (2 of 2)
(of a garment, esp a skirt or dress) flaring slightly from the waist or shoulders
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