life line

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: line - a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
crinkle, wrinkle, furrow, crease, seam, line - a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
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He took off the light sails, shortened right down to storm canvas, spread life lines, and waited for the wind.
The life lines were only for the strong and well, and little good were they even for them when the women and children, the bananas and cocoanuts, the pigs and trade boxes, the sick and the dying, were swept along in a solid, screeching, groaning mass.
Wilson began to study Luigi's palm, tracing life lines, heart lines, head lines, and so on, and noting carefully their relations with the cobweb of finer and more delicate marks and lines that enmeshed them on all sides; he felt of the fleshy cushion at the base of the thumb and noted its shape; he felt of the fleshy side of the hand between the wrist and the base of the little finger and noted its shape also; he painstakingly examined the fingers, observing their form, proportions, and natural manner of disposing themselves when in repose.
Sharp commands from the ship's officers hastened the work of the crew in making things snug, and life lines were strung along deck for the safety of such of the passengers as might venture up when the blow began.
The youngsters are staying in the area with the Teesside Link of the Chernobyl Children's Life Line charity.
Lisa has a branch rising from her life line to her middle finger, indicating a time when she will take on greater responsibilities, probably around the age of 35.
``The cash will provide a vital life line to rural communities.''
ASTORE -- Special Advisor for Chief Minister Farooq Mir said Friday that CPEC was a life line project for Pakistan that would largely benefit tourism, construction, trade and communication sectors of Gilgit Baltistan.
The children, visiting with the Chernobyl Children's Life Line Middlesbrough Teesside Link, are staying with host families for the life-changing break.
I am a disabled man and chatrooms are my life line.
He said from July, 28 PTV had launched Life Line and this service has helped in saving the live of thousand of people in flood hit areas.
The hike in power tariff will be applicable on all the consumers including the life line. According to details, the NEPRA has announced power tariff increase for three distribution companies while tariff of Quetta Transmission Company has been reduced.