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Line

1. In technical analysis, a situation in which the supply and demand for a security are largely the same. A line means that the security is unlikely to see any rapid fluctuation in price. It is called a line because, when plotted on a graph, it looks like a roughly horizontal line. Technical analysts look for signals that a line is ready to break one way or another before recommending that investors take a position on a security.

2. Informal; workers in a large, industrial company. They are called the line because, historically, they assembled the parts of a product while literally standing next to each other in a long line, also called an assembly line.

line

In technical analysis, a horizontal pattern on a price chart indicating a period during which supply and demand for a security are relatively equal. Technical analysts generally look for the price to break away from the line, at which time they are likely to take a position in the direction of the movement. See also making a line.
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It is necessary for the veterinarian to take dental radiographs to check for dental disease under the gum line.
The hard bristles can also cause damage by making the gum line recede (push back) away from the tooth.
Total length is that measurement from the buccal side of the most proximal part of the jaw bone to the most distal part of the jaw bone at the furthest extent of the gum line (Fig.
Maybe dark lines at the gum line or too much gum bothers you.
If a child gets too much fluoride while teeth are still forming beneath the gum line there's a risk of fluorosis (a yellowing of the teeth caused by too much fluoride).
These brushes, at the high-speed frequency generated by such speed, remove plaque from teeth and reach farther below the gum line than units that rely on brushing or scraping to clean, according to their manufacturers.
Another study, reported in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, indicated that crowns that meet the gum line were associated with inflammation of the gums.
Ordinary brushing alone cannot remove this destructive material, which extends below the gum line where it can be reached only with dental instruments.
Root caries occur when these bacteria invade the tooth root below the gum line.
Brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time, focusing on the gum line, and floss your teeth at least once a day, ideally at bedtime.
The Surround Toothbrush's soft, end-rounded bristles are positioned at a 45-degree angle for better cleaning at the gum line, and its compact head makes brushing safe and comfortable.