1. put on the line expose to a chance of loss or damage
  2. pedantic marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning
  3. lay on the line expose to a chance of loss or damage
  4. toe the line do what is expected
  5. patiently with patience; in a patient manner
  6. pentathlon an athletic contest consisting of five different events
  7. patently unmistakably
  8. stand-alone capable of operating independently
  9. top of the line the best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise
  10. buttoned-down unimaginatively conventional
  11. button-down of a shirt
  12. patent law that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing patents
  13. potently in a manner having a powerful influence
  14. patent log a cigar-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship's speed
  15. Potentilla chiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs: cinquefoil
  16. dandelion any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
  17. draw the line reasonably object (to) or set a limit (on)
  18. front line the line along which opposing armies face each other
  19. plot line the plot of a book or play or film
  20. private line a telephone line serving a single subscriber

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