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air-line



Pronunciation: (âr'līn"), [key]
adj.
straight; direct; traveling a direct route: Some railroads advertise air-line routes between stations.

air•line



Pronunciation: (âr'līn"), [key]
n.
1. Aeron.
a. a system furnishing air transport, usually scheduled, between specified points.
b. the airplanes, airports, etc., of such a system.
c. Often, airlines. a company that owns or operates such a system.
2. a direct line; beeline.
3. an airhose used to pipe air to a deep-sea diver, pneumatic drill, etc.

adj.
of or on an airline.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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