- a line of text acknowledging the source or origin of published or exhibited material.
- Also called credit limit, line of credit. the maximum amount of credit that a customer of a store, bank, etc., is authorized to use.
Compare revolving credit.
Origin of credit line
First recorded in 1910–15
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- an acknowledgment of origin or authorship, as in a newspaper or film
- Also called: line of credit US and Canadian the maximum credit that a customer is allowed