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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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1983 - Elizabeth Arden Lip Fix, which claims to keep lipstick from bleeding beyond the lip line, is biggest seller in company history.
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The pre make-up base, pounds 8, evens out skin texture; the eyelash primer pounds 7, makes lashes look longer and thicker as well providing extra hold for mascara and lip wax, pounds 6, is applied to the outside of the lip line to prevent feathering and bleeding.
Fetish is primarily, but not exclusively, an eye and lip line.
com), using it to highlight under the eye, on the cheek bones, above and below the lip line, on cupid's bow and on the nose to mouth lines.
SEND US " This year Pete is growingMO' The ECHO is a "rockstar" muzzie, which he says is "quite a thick moustache and is very tight on the lip line with a small twist at the end".