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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.


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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Expanding curriculum theory: Dis/positions and lines of flight.
It seems as if Deleuze's proposition in terms of lines of flight turning into lines of "abolition, annihilation, self-destruction, Ahab, Ahab .
For Bowles, listening to music on the commute to school freed her mind to pursue lines of flight, thinking that she later crafted into a series of rhizo-poems (my term) that captured her nomadic linkages among data, song, and self.
Admittedly, then, Part III is a reterritorialization, consistent with the movements and demands of capitalism, but the promise of more lines of flight (through which Marian may find the potential to "traverse" the "ideological fantasy" (25)) is present in the schizophrenic overflow palpable in Part HI.