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1. The bottom edge of a garment, such as a skirt, dress, or coat.
2. The height of the edge of such a garment, measured from the floor.
1. (Clothing & Fashion) the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines.
2. (Knitting & Sewing) the level to which the hem of a skirt or dress hangs; hem: knee-length hemlines.
the bottom edge of a coat, skirt, etc., esp. as expressed in inches from the floor.
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|Noun||1.||hemline - the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat|
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent