Share this entry

linage Line breaks: lin¦age
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪnɪdʒ/

Definition of linage in English:


[mass noun]
The number of lines in printed or written matter, especially when used to calculate payment.
Example sentences
  • Not only had circulation increased throughout the Deseret News's disastrous go-for-broke circulation campaign of 1947-52, but so had advertising linage and revenues.
  • Ad linage dropped last year, as it did for most publications.
  • The 753,116 column inches of display advertising the Post amounts to just 45% of the linage of the Daily News and 18% of Newsday's, the metro area's third major tabloid, according to the analyst.

Words that rhyme with linage

nonage • coinage

Definition of linage in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day luxe
Pronunciation: lʌks
expensive and of high quality; luxurious