[ leen; French leen-yuh ]

noun,plural lignes [leenz; French leen-yuh]. /linz; French ˈlin yə/.
  1. (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.

Origin of ligne

<French: line1

Words Nearby ligne Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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