Also leger line. Also called added line. Music. a short line added when necessary above or below the staff to increase the range of the staff.
Angling. a line so set that both the bait and sinker rest on the bottom.
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How to use ledger line in a sentence
There may not be a ledger line item showing the effect of these efforts on a company’s profitability, but these entrepreneurs believe there is an impact.To court socially minded millennials, some wineries are investing in more than grapes | Dave McIntyre | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Around the edge of the stone is a ledger-line, that probably had the emblems of the Evangelists at the angles.The Strife of the Roses and Days of the Tudors in the West | William Henry Hamilton Rogers
The compass extends from F below the bass staff to C on the second ledger-line above the treble.
British Dictionary definitions for ledger line
music a short line placed above or below the staff to accommodate notes representing pitches above or below the staff
angling a line using ledger tackle
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