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A line of people waiting for food, as in a cafeteria.
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|Noun||1.||chow line - a queue of people waiting for food to be served (especially at a military camp)|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"