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ligne

[ leen; French leen-yuh ]
/ lin; French ˈlin yə /
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noun, plural lignes [leenz; French leen-yuh]. /linz; French ˈlin yə/.
(in Swiss watchmaking) a unit equal to 0.0888 inch or 2.2558 millimeters, divided into 12 douziemes: used mainly to gauge the thickness of a movement.
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Origin of ligne

<French: line1
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