Definition of Log line
1. Noun. A knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to it.
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Literary usage of Log line
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The log-line is secured to this span and consists of two parts. The portion nearest the log-ship is known .is the "stray line"; its length varies from ю to ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"The log-line, >vhich is attached to the log-ship or to the log-bag, ... To facilitate counting the number of sections of the log-line which have been paid ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The distances upon the log-line being marked by pieces of line placed between the strands and carrying the requisite number of knots, this has given the ..."
4. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"There is a hole in each corner of the log- chip, and the log-line is knotted in ... The log-line is about 150 fathoms in length, one end made fast to the ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The log-line is fastened to the log by means of three leads, ... The log-line is divided by means of knots of colored cloth into equal lengths, ..."
6. The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch (1826)
"You must also be careful to measure the log-line pretty often, lest it stretch and deceive you in the distance. Like, regard must be had that the ..."
7. The American Coast Pilot: Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors by Edmund March Blunt, George William Blunt (1847)
"... fast the log-line, before you banl it in, mark the bearin; of :.. =: the opposite point or direction will be the course which the vessel makes good. ..."
8. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"To this log a line is fastened, called the log-line (?.*'.). Other forms are also used. A kilty Log. Ai oi faineant. In allusion to the fable of the frogs ..."