neatline

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neatline (plural neatlines)

  1. (cartography) The innermost line near the edge of a printed map which separates it from the margin.
    The horizontal neatlines were formed by lines of latitude.
  2. (construction) The line on plan to which a structure is to be built, usually ignoring any small irregularities of the building material.
  3. The margin of a drawing.

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Last modified on 2 August 2013, at 04:43