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feeder line

feed·er line
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-der lahyn]
    • /ˈfi dər laɪn/
    • /ˈfiː.dər laɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-der lahyn]
    • /ˈfi dər laɪn/

Definition of feeder line words

  • noun feeder line a branch of a main transportation line, as of an airline or railroad. 1

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Origin of feeder line

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Feeder line

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

feeder line popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

feeder line usage trend in Literature

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