dateline

Primary Meanings of dateline

1.
n
an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
2.
nv
a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch
mark with a date and place
Full Definitions of dateline
1

n an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

Synonyms:
International Date Line, date line
Example of:
line of longitude, meridian
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
2

n a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

Type of:
line
text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

v mark with a date and place

dateline a newspaper article”
Synonyms:
date-mark, datemark
Type of:
date
provide with a dateline; mark with a date

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