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lifeline


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lifeline 
  n  1:  a  crease  on  the  palm;  its  length  is  said  by  palmists  to 
  indicate  how  long  you  will  live  [syn:  {line  of  life},  {life 
  line}] 
  2:  support  that  enables  people  to  survive  or  to  continue  doing 
  something  (often  by  providing  an  essential  connection); 
  "the  airlift  provided  a  lifeline  for  Berlin";  "she  offered 
  me  a  lifeline  in  my  time  of  grief" 
  3:  line  that  raises  or  lowers  a  deep-sea  diver 
  4:  line  thrown  from  a  vessel  that  people  can  cling  to  in  order 
  to  save  themselves  from  drowning 




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