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second line División en sílabas: sec·ond line

Definición de second line en inglés:

sustantivo

1Anything used or held in reserve as support, replacement, or reinforcement, in particular.
1.1 [usually as modifier] A medical treatment or therapy used in support of another, or as a more drastic measure if the primary treatment is ineffective.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Another review of several case studies recommended oral and topical retinoids as second-line therapy for the treatment of flat warts.
  • No ideal second-line treatment has been established if the initial therapy fails to eradicate the organism.
  • These differences in second-line therapy may account for some part of the observed difference in survival.
1.2A battle line behind the front line to support it and make good its losses.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He tried to form a second line but Allied cavalry swept him away: by dawn on the 24th only about half his army was intact.
  • Badrand smiled as with a huge crash, his second line joined the battle.
  • Men in the first line fought until they were killed or wounded and then men from the second line would move up to fill the space.
1.3 [as modifier] Ranking second in strength, effectiveness, ability, or value: the clutch of second-line U.S. computer manufacturers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We have also had strong performances from some second-line stocks including Kingspan and Grafton Group.
  • But the working musicians who populate the neighborhood clubs, second-line parades and jazz brunches, are more vulnerable, often living gig to gig.
  • Fortunately their second-line bowlers were nowhere near as good.

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