line functions

line functions

[′līn ‚fəŋk·shənz]
(industrial engineering)
Organizational functions having direct authority and responsibility.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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