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DATELINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dateline mean? 

DATELINE (noun)
  The noun DATELINE has 2 senses:

1. an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
2. a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

  Familiarity information: DATELINE used as a noun is rare.


DATELINE (verb)
  The verb DATELINE has 1 sense:

1. mark with a date and place

  Familiarity information: DATELINE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DATELINE (noun)


Sense 1dateline [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

date line; dateline; International Date Line

Instance hypernyms:

line of longitude; meridian (an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator)


Sense 2dateline [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("dateline" is a kind of...):

line (text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen)

Holonyms ("dateline" is a part of...):

communique; despatch; dispatch (an official report (usually sent in haste))


DATELINE (verb)


Sense 1dateline [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark with a date and place

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

date-mark; dateline; datemark

Context example:

dateline a newspaper article

Hypernyms (to "dateline" is one way to...):

date (provide with a dateline; mark with a date)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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