Indian file


Indian file
Synonyms and related words:
array, articulation, bank, buzz, catena, catenation, chain, chain reaction, chaining, concatenation, connection, consecution, continuum, course, cycle, descent, drone, endless belt, endless round, file, filiation, gamut, gradation, hum, line, lineage, monotone, nexus, pendulum, periodicity, plenum, powder train, progression, queue, range, rank, recurrence, reticulation, rotation, round, routine, row, run, scale, sequence, series, single file, spectrum, string, succession, swath, thread, tier, train, windrow

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  • Indian file — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian file — File File (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indian file — If people walk in Indian file, they walk in a line one behind the other …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Indian file — noun uncount OLD FASHIONED a line of people, with each person walking behind another. The usual word is now single file …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Indian file — ► NOUN ▪ single file …   English terms dictionary

  • Indian file — ☆ Indian file n. SINGLE FILE: from the notion of Amerindian people s way of walking along a trail …   English World dictionary

  • Indian file — noun Date: 1758 single file • Indian file adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Indian file — noun (U) if people walk in Indian file, they walk one behind another; single file …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • indian file —    If people walk in Indian file, they walk in a line one behind the other.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Indian file —   If people walk in Indian file, they walk in a line one behind the other …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Indian file — noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other • Syn: ↑file, ↑single file • Derivationally related forms: ↑file (for: ↑file) • Hypernyms: ↑line …   Useful english dictionary


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