Cite
 

Dictionary


ligne



Pronunciation: (lēn; Fr. lēn'yu), [key]
n.,
pl. lignesPronunciation: (lēnz; Fr. lēn'yu). [key]

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.
2. line1 (def. 44).

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

lignaloesligneous
See also:

 

Related Content