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broken line

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noun
  1. a discontinuous line or series of line segments, as a series of dashes, or a figure made up of line segments meeting at oblique angles.
  2. a highway marking consisting of a series of disconnected line segments painted between lanes of a roadway, indicating that crossing from one to the other is permissible.
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  • The broken-line systems are new in telephony and for certain fields of work look promising.

    Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1

    Kempster Miller