service line

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n service line the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1957, the Shipping port Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, went on line. (It was taken out of service in 1982.)
    • Service line (Tennis) a line parallel to the net, and at a distance of 21 feet from it.
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Quotations

  • Jim Rohn
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    “Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

Usage

In literature:

She has given ten years of faithful service to this line of work.
"Two Decades" by Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier
He had volunteered for this dangerous service and had been assigned to work with the French secret agents on both sides of the battle line.
"Ruth Fielding at the War Front" by Alice B. Emerson
With the twine we manufactured a couple of serviceable lines, to which we attached some small pieces of coral.
"Twice Lost" by W.H.G. Kingston
This same rod and line have done me good service in this same place, before to-day.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
How can we ever make any headway if we are all shut up to one or two lines of service?
"Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading" by Various
Then, again, some have not found God as a perfect Sanctifier, because their minds are not fully made up as to the lines of service and duty.
"Standards of Life and Service" by T. H. Howard
She could not get anything to do in her own line, and finally had to go out to 'service.
"An Anarchist Woman" by Hutchins Hapgood
I answer, without the slightest hesitation, the first lines of the Marriage Service.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
Many of these have caught his spirit and are going off into other lines of the Master's service.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Practise will give you an ability in this line, which may prove of real service to you in future years.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
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In news:

Cell Phone and Land Line Service Down in Schoolcraft County Today.
As consumers continue to move to wireless, states are passing or considering laws to end the requirement that phone companies provide everyone land-line service.
Calls with regular land line and mobile phones are possible when using an Obihai OBi Voice Service Bridge device.
Increased capacity to support growing demand for its line and base maintenance services.
The 31st Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will honor a Minnesota firefighter who died in the line of duty.
AC Forwarding and Hudig Veder en Dammers will start their own shortsea service between Rotterdam and Ireland, called "AC Ireland Line".
Kasey Uecker stepped to the service line and unleashed a perfectly placed ace.
Phone line s are down this morning at Elmira's Totem Taxi Service.
A large shipping line has altered a service that carries cargo between South America and the East Coast to make Virginia its first US port of call .
Quanta Services Inc signed a definitive agreement to acquire Valard Construction, Edmonton, Alberta, one of Canada's largest contractors for electric power lines.
0MoDOT remembers those who lost their lives in the line of service.
Heartland Express will work with the Rush Line Corridor Task Force in providing this new service which is set to start Monday, March 14.
Cellular, which has served customers in Iowa for more than 20 years, recently expanded its services to northwestern Iowa communities with the purchase of the Cellular One operations from Long Lines Wireless, LLC.
Cancer Service Line Leadership—Baylor Health Care System.
Forecasters are expecting severe weather again today with the possibility of more funnel clouds , straight-line winds and tornadoes after 2 pm, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.
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In science:

Note that ma jority of these on-line services are non-profit efforts.
A Wiki for Mizar: Motivation, Considerations, and Initial Prototype
Finally, we plan to develop an on-line service to provide conceptual maps on-demand.
Building conceptual spaces for exploring and linking biomedical resources
More and more research activities will take advantages of on-line services.
Enhanced Management of Personal Astronomical Data with FITSManager
In the future versions of the software, it will be enhanced in the following manner.  Deeper involvement with VO and on-line services.
Enhanced Management of Personal Astronomical Data with FITSManager
It includes core services for detector simulations and off line processing and analysis of the from the detectors.
Computing trends using graphic processor in high energy physics
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