dividing line


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Noun1.dividing line - a conceptual separation or distinction; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
differentiation, distinction - a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
point of no return, Rubicon - a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
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dividing line

n (lit, fig)Trenn(ungs)linie f
References in classic literature ?
Again, as at the Enns bridge, there was nothing between the squadron and the enemy, and again that terrible dividing line of uncertainty and fear- resembling the line separating the living from the dead- lay between them.
The Sierra or ridge of the Black Hills, in fact, forms the dividing line between the waters of the Missouri and those of the Arkansas and the Mississippi, and gives rise to the Cheyenne, the Little Missouri, and several tributary streams of the Yellowstone.
But looking at the matter with an eye to private felicity, Newman wondered where, in so exquisite a compound, nature and art showed their dividing line.
The dividing line between washed and unwashed was one inch above his neckband and two above his wrists.
They are a boundary, a dividing line, a wall impregnable and unscalable.
If you meet a sectary or a hostile partisan, never recognize the dividing lines, but meet on what common ground remains,--if only that the sun shines and the rain rains for both; the area will widen very fast, and ere you know it, the boundary mountains on which the eye had fastened have melted into air.
Bearing in mind that in Macedonia the dividing line between left and right ideologies has long become blurry a question emerges whether it is possible for the major political parties, because of the manner of drafting their election programs in consultation with the citizens, to pledge the same measures as vehicles for accomplishing the same goals during their election campaigns.
Trident was a major dividing line between the trio and the Labour Party.
The home of Helen WHEN Helen Evans first moved into her current home, she found herself on a real dividing line.
In statements, near the dividing line at Ledra Street, Pavlopoulos described his walk along the ceasefire line as a "walk of reflection", saying the fact that EU territory was under foreign occupation could not be accepted.
The 10 schools in the North tried to generate a larger profit than that of the south, with Birmingham being the dividing line.
The 10 selected schools in the North tried to generate a larger combined profit than that of the South, with Birmingham being the dividing line.