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bee·line

 (bē′līn′)
n.
A direct, straight course.
intr.v. bee·lined, bee·lin·ing, bee·lines
To move swiftly in a direct, straight course.

[From the belief that a bee returns to its hive in a straight course.]
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beeline

(ˈbiːˌlaɪn)
n
the most direct route between two places (esp in the phrase make a beeline for)
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bee•line

(ˈbiˌlaɪn)

n.
a direct course or route.
[1820–30, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beeline - the most direct routebeeline - the most direct route; "he made a beeline for the bathroom"
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
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Translations

beeline

[ˈbiːlaɪn] N to make a beeline for sth/sbir directo or derecho a algo/algn
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

beeline

[ˈbiːlaɪn] n
to make a beeline for sth → se diriger tout droit vers qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

beeline

[ˈbiːˌlaɪn] n to make a beeline for sb/sth (fam) → andare diretto/a verso qn/qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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