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spring line

[′spriŋ ‚līn]
(naval architecture)
A hawser run out from any part of a vessel to a point on shore, as a dock, to prevent the vessel from going ahead or astern.

spring line

1. Same as springing line.
2. In a transverse cross section of pipe, the line of maximum horizontal dimension.
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The spring line, dedicated to the historic Rajput era, was a fresh take on the traditional culture.
DSF normally starts in late January when many retailers are beginning to to merchandise their spring line and DSF promotions sometimes conflict with their merchandising calendar.
This is an excellent example of how to achieve technology transfer from research lab through to practical deployment."BBSRC is a partner in Global Food Security, a multi-agency program that brings together the food-related research interests of Research Councils, Government Departments and Executive Agencies.The genome sequences released are five-fold coverage of the reference bread wheat variety Chinese Spring line 42.
The work, backed by Britain's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), revealed 95 per cent of the genome for a variety of wheat known as Chinese Spring line 42.
If there's a fire or other emergency and you need to make a hasty exit, you won't have time to trip over a tangled spring line. Make sure to dispose of all trash and discarded equipment properly, especially anything soaked in oil (like those old rags) as these can easily ignite and spread flames quickly.
Its spring line is all about the transition from the coziness of Winter to the newness of Spring.
Rite Aid also has launched 61 SKUs in its Pure Spring line of bath and body products.
McElrath Chocolatier introduced its spring and summer lineup with five seasonal artisan chocolates, including popular flavors from last year's spring line as well as two new chocolates in 2008.
Rite Aid Corp.'s Pure Spring line includes such exotic items as pomegranate sugar scrub, shower cream and body lotion.
MeraVic, which has been showing in the same showroom at Dallas since 1983, will be showcasing its new spring line, as well as home decor for the early 2008 season.
The spring line of the company's "boyfriend trousers" had Danes dueling with dance partner Patrick Wilson (remember him from The Full Monty or Oklahoma!
PORTLAND, ORE.-BASED Harry's Fresh Foods has come out with a spring line of fresh items prepared artisan-style in small, hand-stirred kettles.