Definition of Redline

1. Verb. Discriminate in selling or renting housing in certain areas of a neighborhood.

Generic synonyms: Discriminate, Separate, Single Out



Definition of Redline

1. Noun. A drawing, document, etc. that has been marked for correction or modification. ¹

2. Noun. The maximum speed at which the engine in a car is designed to operate. ¹

3. Verb. To mark a drawing or document for correction or modification. ¹

4. Verb. To run an internal combustion engine to its maximum or maximum recommended speed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redline

1. to withhold loans or insurance from certain neighborhoods [v -LINED, -LINING, -LINES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redline

redivider
redividers
redivides
redividing
redivision
redivisions
redivivus
redivorce
redivorced
redivorces
redivorcing
redledgeite
redleg
redlegs
redlight
redline (current term)
redlined
redliner
redliners
redlines
redlining
redlinings
redly
redmaids
redmouth
redneck
rednecked
redneckery
redneckish
redneckism

Literary usage of Redline

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1901)
"Music, redline Orchestra, of Lanark; piano solo. Miss Leona Hess, Lanark; recitation. Miss Hariett redline, Lanark; vocal solo, Mr. Jesse McClure, ..."

2. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident by Southgate Publishers, DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... discharge temperature redline exceedance 73.503:13.513 ME-3 controller last time word update 73.503:13.533 ME-1 in shutdown due to ..."

3. Lineage Book by Daughters of the American Revolution (1915)
"LILLIE DR redline. 39500 Born in Ottawa, Illinois. Wife of WN redline. Descendant of Lemuel Reed, of Massachusetts. Daughter of Isaac Reed and Nancy L. ..."

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