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main·line

 (mān′līn′)
v. main·lined, main·lin·ing, main·lines Informal
v.tr.
To inject (an illegal or addictive drug, such as heroin) directly into a major vein.
v.intr.
To inject a drug intravenously.
adj.
Being in a principal or well-established position: the mainline churches.

main′lin′er n.

main′ line′


n.
1. a principal highway or railway line.
2. Slang. an accessible vein that can be used to inject a narcotic.
[1835–45]

main•line

(ˈmeɪnˌlaɪn, -ˈlaɪn)

v. -lined, -lin•ing,
adj. v.i.
1. Slang. to inject a narcotic directly into a vein.
v.t.
2. Slang. to inject (a narcotic) directly into a vein.
adj.
3. having a principal, established, or widely accepted position.
[1935–40, Amer.]
main′lin`er, n.

mainline


Past participle: mainlined
Gerund: mainlining

Imperative
mainline
mainline
Present
I mainline
you mainline
he/she/it mainlines
we mainline
you mainline
they mainline
Preterite
I mainlined
you mainlined
he/she/it mainlined
we mainlined
you mainlined
they mainlined
Present Continuous
I am mainlining
you are mainlining
he/she/it is mainlining
we are mainlining
you are mainlining
they are mainlining
Present Perfect
I have mainlined
you have mainlined
he/she/it has mainlined
we have mainlined
you have mainlined
they have mainlined
Past Continuous
I was mainlining
you were mainlining
he/she/it was mainlining
we were mainlining
you were mainlining
they were mainlining
Past Perfect
I had mainlined
you had mainlined
he/she/it had mainlined
we had mainlined
you had mainlined
they had mainlined
Future
I will mainline
you will mainline
he/she/it will mainline
we will mainline
you will mainline
they will mainline
Future Perfect
I will have mainlined
you will have mainlined
he/she/it will have mainlined
we will have mainlined
you will have mainlined
they will have mainlined
Future Continuous
I will be mainlining
you will be mainlining
he/she/it will be mainlining
we will be mainlining
you will be mainlining
they will be mainlining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mainlining
you have been mainlining
he/she/it has been mainlining
we have been mainlining
you have been mainlining
they have been mainlining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mainlining
you will have been mainlining
he/she/it will have been mainlining
we will have been mainlining
you will have been mainlining
they will have been mainlining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mainlining
you had been mainlining
he/she/it had been mainlining
we had been mainlining
you had been mainlining
they had been mainlining
Conditional
I would mainline
you would mainline
he/she/it would mainline
we would mainline
you would mainline
they would mainline
Past Conditional
I would have mainlined
you would have mainlined
he/she/it would have mainlined
we would have mainlined
you would have mainlined
they would have mainlined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mainline - inject into the veinmainline - inject into the vein; "She is mainlining heroin"
inject - take by injection; "inject heroin"
Translations

mainline

[ˈmeɪnˈlaɪn]
A. ADJ
1. (Rail) [service, station] → principal, interurbano
2. (= mainstream) → tradicional, al uso
B. VT (Drugs) → chutarse, picarse, inyectarse
to mainline heroinchutarse or picarse heroína, meterse un chute or pico de heroína
C. VI (Drugs) → chutarse, inyectarse

mainline

[ˈmeɪnlaɪn]
adj [railway, station] → de grande ligne
vt (= inject) [+ drug] → se shooter à
vi (= inject drug) → se shootermain line n [railway] → grande ligne f

mainline

[ˈmeɪnˌlaɪn] (slang)
1. vt (heroin) → bucarsi di
2. vibucarsi
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