Origin of cline
OTHER WORDS FROM clineclinal, adjectiveclin·al·ly, adverb
Other definitions for cline (2 of 2)
How to use cline in a sentence
They were placed in the Union depot to guard the ammunition, Captain Clines at the head?
I couldn't believe it, because I know Colonel Clines ain't going to block himself up in a cage.
Various characters are subject to geographic variation, and some of them follow clines that are maintained over extensive areas.Natural History of the Racer Coluber constrictor|Henry S. Fitch
The relative length of tail also provides gradients or clines.
Also there are geographic gradients or clines, in number of folds.