Definitions for "Longline"
Keywords:  baited, hooks, gear, fishing, suspended
A type of fishing gear in which short lines carrying hooks are attached to a longer main line at regular intervals. The main lines can be as long as 80 miles and have several thousand hooks. Longlines can target bottom-dwellers or top/mid-ocean dwellers.
In telephone systems nomenclature a long line is a transmission line in a long-distance communications network such as carrier systems, microwave radio links, geosynchronous satellite links, underground cables, aerial cables and open wire, and submarine cables.
a fishing line usually made of monofilament
A line or set of lines, usually in 50' increments, used in external load operations that allow the helicopter to place loads in areas in which the helicopter could not safely land.
Helicopter arrangement for lowering external loads into areas not available for landing.