Pronunciation: (lī'nij), [key]
1. the number of printed lines, esp. agate lines, covered by a magazine article, newspaper advertisement, etc.
2. the amount charged, paid, or received per printed line, as of a magazine article or short story.
3. Archaic.alignment. Also,lineage.
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