date line


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date line

n.
The International Date Line.

date line

n
(Physical Geography) (often capitals) short for International Date Line

date′ line`


n.
[1875–80]

date•line

(ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn)

n., v. -lined, -lin•ing. n.
1. a line at the beginning of a news dispatch, giving the place of origin and usu. the date.
v.t.
2. to furnish (a news story) with a dateline.
[1885–90]

date line

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Noun1.date line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridiandate line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
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To which Flightradar responded and wrote, "The flight crosses the International Date Line.
Replying to a question he said that the officers/contractors were directed to complete development work at schools during summer vacations but they were failed to do so and they also could not achieve the targets even on later date line.
The BOM also said other El Nino indicators such as cloudiness near the international date line as well as the behavior of trade winds also remained at neutral levels.
For the first time, the line-up included a runner from the South Pacific island off Kirabati - which is 8,565 miles from Newcastle, and the only place on earth where the four hemispheres come together on the international date line.
This book has a very strong and firm date line on each of its pages.
The community of Little Diomede is located in the Arctic Circle near the International Date Line, along the shore of a steep mountain in the Bering Sea.
29, 2011, the remote Pacific island nation redrew the International Date Line and leapt across to its western side after over a century on the eastern side of the line.
The 30th "disappeared" when the Pacific nation of 193,000 people switched from one side of the international date line (IDL) to the other.
The Quartet set January 26 as the date line for both the Palestinian and Israeli sides to present their proposals regarding borders and security.
31, by declaring they now lie west of the International Date Line.