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red·line

 (rĕd′līn′)
v. red·lined, red·lin·ing, red·lines
v.intr.
1. To refuse to provide mortgages, insurance, or other goods or services to areas deemed a poor economic risk, particularly when the residents are nonwhite.
2. To reach the maximum engine speed at which an engine is designed to be safely operated: The car redlined at 80 miles per hour in fourth gear.
3. Computers To mark or highlight edited text, as with a red line, to distinguish it from unedited portions of a document.
v.tr.
1. To practice redlining in (an area or community), as in declining to provide mortgages.
2. To remove from operational status because of mechanical defects or the need for scheduled maintenance: redlined three fighter aircraft.
3. Computers To mark (edited text) by redlining.
n. or red line
1. A safety limit, as marked on a gauge.
2. The furthest limit of what will be tolerated: The use of chemical weapons in the conflict will cross a red line and trigger immediate intervention.
3. Sports
a. The red line at the center of an ice hockey rink, running parallel to the goal lines and dividing the rink in half.
b. Either of two red lines running across an ice hockey rink near the end boards, in the center of which the goal is positioned.

redline

(ˈrɛdˌlaɪn)
vb (tr)
1. (Banking & Finance) (esp of a bank or group of banks) to refuse a loan to (a person or country) because of the presumed risks involved
2. (Banking & Finance) to restrict people's access to goods or services on the basis of the area in which they live

redline


Past participle: redlined
Gerund: redlining

Imperative
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Present
I redline
you redline
he/she/it redlines
we redline
you redline
they redline
Preterite
I redlined
you redlined
he/she/it redlined
we redlined
you redlined
they redlined
Present Continuous
I am redlining
you are redlining
he/she/it is redlining
we are redlining
you are redlining
they are redlining
Present Perfect
I have redlined
you have redlined
he/she/it has redlined
we have redlined
you have redlined
they have redlined
Past Continuous
I was redlining
you were redlining
he/she/it was redlining
we were redlining
you were redlining
they were redlining
Past Perfect
I had redlined
you had redlined
he/she/it had redlined
we had redlined
you had redlined
they had redlined
Future
I will redline
you will redline
he/she/it will redline
we will redline
you will redline
they will redline
Future Perfect
I will have redlined
you will have redlined
he/she/it will have redlined
we will have redlined
you will have redlined
they will have redlined
Future Continuous
I will be redlining
you will be redlining
he/she/it will be redlining
we will be redlining
you will be redlining
they will be redlining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been redlining
you have been redlining
he/she/it has been redlining
we have been redlining
you have been redlining
they have been redlining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been redlining
you will have been redlining
he/she/it will have been redlining
we will have been redlining
you will have been redlining
they will have been redlining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been redlining
you had been redlining
he/she/it had been redlining
we had been redlining
you had been redlining
they had been redlining
Conditional
I would redline
you would redline
he/she/it would redline
we would redline
you would redline
they would redline
Past Conditional
I would have redlined
you would have redlined
he/she/it would have redlined
we would have redlined
you would have redlined
they would have redlined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.redline - discriminate in selling or renting housing in certain areas of a neighborhood
discriminate, single out, separate - treat differently on the basis of sex or race
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The choice of redlines is actually an embodiment of a much larger philosophy and sheds a light on the most deeply rooted corners of the redline preparer's psyche.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani underlined the necessity for safeguarding the country's nuclear achievements, and said Iran's negotiating team will not retreat from the redlines set by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.
According to Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, India chooses to draw a redline when it comes to dealing with Pakistan saying New Delhi is ready to speak with Islamabad and willing to normalise the relationship but " there are a few redlines".
"As we support an Afghan-led effort to talk, the Pakistanis also have to be signalling to Taliban who may be reconcilable on their side of the border that they support talk within the Afghan redlines and that this is what its going to take, everybody pulling together, squeezing together and encouraging talk together," she said.
He said that a good deal is the one which respects the principles, frameworks and redlines specified, specially by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.
ISIL "threats against Baghdad", or the Shiite holy shrines, as well as any Takfiri advance towards the Iranian borders are "considered the Islamic Republic's three redlines", said the senior Iranian security official.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined on Friday that Tehran would never accept to make a deal through crossing or ignoring its redlines in the talks with the Group 5+1.
On Friday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that Tehran would never accept to make a deal through crossing or ignoring its redlines in the talks with the Group 5+1.
Araqchi, who is also the deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, said the Iranian negotiating team would continue to insist on Iran's rights and will not overstep the country's "redlines" in the talks.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that Tehran will never accept to make a deal through crossing or ignoring its redlines in the talks with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany).
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian lawmaker lashed out at US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman for claiming that Iran has agreed with further restrictions on its nuclear program, saying that Tehran would never cross its redlines under any kind of conditions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi underlined that Tehran will never accept to make a deal through crossing or ignoring its redlines in the talks with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany).