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to emphasise something either by talking about it strongly or by drawing a line under a written word or phrase

â–  noun

a line drawn or printed under a piece of text The chapter headings are given a double underline and the paragraphs a single underline.

US a caption printed under an illustration

COMMENT: Underlining is used by editors and designers to indicate different type styles: single underline is an instruction to set in italic; double underline, in small caps; three lines indicate caps. (These are all straight lines). A wavy underline is used to instruct setting in bold.



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