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Origin of cline
OTHER WORDS FROM clineclinal, adjectiveclin·al·ly, adverb
Definition for cline (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for cline
In her post-death report, Cline described how the patient fell victim to a hospital in chaos.
It was just a glimpse at the chaos disrupting the crucial supply chain on which Cline’s existence depended.
Back in Washington the next day, I opened a sobering email from Cline.
Aides to Wittman did not respond to multiple requests for comment, while a spokesman for Cline pointed to a Facebook statement the congressman posted Thursday.These GOP members of Congress from Virginia, Maryland back Texas suit to overturn election|Meagan Flynn|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
In an interview, Cline said the action was provoked by the coronavirus restrictions but is aimed at the bigger issue of freedom from government overreach.Rural Virginia county officials pass resolution rejecting ‘tyranny’ of governor’s coronavirus restrictions|Gregory S. Schneider|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Clinal variation, from north to south, is shown in the decreasing length of the nasals.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii|Henry W. Setzer
No clinal variation in diameter of the guard hairs was detected.
Geographic variation in these measurements is clinal in some species.
The number of pale specimens in any given series decreases gradually in a clinal pattern from west to east.Geographic Variation in the Pocket Gopher, Thomys bottae, in Colorado|Phillip M. Youngman
One of the species of Trinomys, Proechimys iheringi, is here subdivided into six subspecies which show a clinal variation.Speciation in the Brazilian Spiny Rats|Joo Moojen