Definition of Ligne

1. Noun. A linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons.

Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit
Group relationships: In, Inch



Definition of Ligne

1. a measure of watch movements [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligne

lightwood
lightwoods
lightworker
lighty
lightyear
lightyears
lign-
lign-aloes
lignage
lignages
lignaloes
lignan
lignane
lignanes
lignans
ligne (current term)
lignel
lignels
ligneous
ligneous plant
ligneous struma
ligneous thyroiditis
lignes
lignicide
lignicolous
ligniferous
lignification
lignifications
lignified

Literary usage of Ligne

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1. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Prince de ligne, after Ten Years, sees Friedrich a Second Time; and reports what wat said In Summer 1780, as we mentioned, Kaiser Joseph was on his first ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"Prince de ligne, after Ten Years, sees Friedrich a Second Time; and reports what was said In Summer 1780, as we mentioned, Kaiser Joseph was on his first ..."

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