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flatline

in. to die. (From the flatness of the line on an EEG monitor when the heart stops.) It appeared that the patient flatlined during the night.
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Our sea anchor was deployed amidship along with two fishing kites on the downwind side and several flatlines on the upwind side of the boat.
The 30-wide on the port flatline started peeling drag off so fast I thought it was going to be spooled by the time I picked it up.
As an injured Theresa flatlines in surgery and the baby's life hangs in the balance, distraught Carmel visits a chapel for answers.
There are times when you'd take any emotion on offer, but the US of L mostly flatlines when it should really be making viewers' hearts pump with fear and loathing.
The rhythm did not look right, it was like you see on a film where it flatlines.
But this movie flatlines early on and nothing can resuscitate it - not even a few cheap scares.
The character's nuances elude Tyler, and the movie flatlines.
Two 16-stage conveyorized flatlines apply wood treatment, prime and topcoating consecutively and automatically.
A productive trolling pattern used by many local anglers includes two flatlines, with flatline clips to reduce the line angle of entry and give a tad of drop back on the bite, as well as two rigger lines.
It's stylishly shot, reasonably watchable, not particularly crude (see Your Highness instead if that's your wish) and doesn't star Jennifer Aniston in the kind of role with which she so often flatlines.
One of the flatlines is fished exactly as rigged above, but on the other I'll slide a 2-ounce egg sinker above the swivel as a trolling sinker which will get it down a foot or two deeper than the unweighted rig on the other side.
Despite some decent sets and a cast including Vince Vaughn (Fred), Paul Giamatti (Santa) and Kevin Spacey as the villainous Clyde - not forgetting the usually capable Miranda Richardson, Rachel Weisz and Kathy Bates - this flatlines horribly from start to finish.
Slow-trolling live baits with flatlines and downriggers works well, particularly over sites of known kingfish activity.
Despite Drew Barrymore's appearance as the singing love interest, Lucky You flatlines from start to finish.
I like to put a couple of tremblers, like a Yo-Zuri Bonita, on the flatlines.