mainline mainline  /ˈmeɪn ˌlaɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (v) inject into the vein

Usage(s):

  1. Its disciples, mostly 35 or younger and including mainline Christians and Catholics, have in recent years moved from cyber bulletin boards to pulpits of their own.
  2. Primarily, mainline religion violated the first commandment of TV: Thou shalt not bore.
  3. True, the old liberal Protestant mainline churches have over decades bestowed on thousands of couples alternative sanctions called union ceremonies or same-sex blessings.

News

  1. Delta mainline service begins at Q-C airport

    Delta Air Lines sent off its first departure on its mainline service from the Quad-City International Airport this morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. Kingdom Hearts 3 announced

    Sony confirms third mainline entry in the Kingdom Hearts series will be released on PlayStation 4.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: GameSpot

  3. Delta To Begin Mainline Service Out Of Moline

    It's a historical flight for the Quad City International Airport. Delta Airlines is expected to begin it's mainline service to and from Moline. It's the first time in the airport's history Delta will
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

Quotes

  1. Mr Walsh said: "We are reviewing our mainline flying programme to see where it is prudent to reduce capacity in the current economic climate. The fuel efficiency of different aircraft types is a factor in our consideration - but so is the interests...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Willie Walsh Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "In 2006, we grew revenue at almost twice the rate we grew capacity, and we grew mainline capacity more than any of the other major network carriers," said Jeff Smisek, president of Continental.
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Jeff Smisek Source: Forbes

  3. "The goal here is to mainline a major shot of adrenaline (into the economy) to avoid going from a much more serious recession to depression," said Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute. "Even if you could take all the politics out of...
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Norman Ornstein Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

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