A dateline is a brief piece of text included in news articles that describes where and when the story was written or filed, though the date is often omitted. In the case of articles reprinted from wire services, the distributing organization is also included (though the originating one is not). Datelines are traditionally placed on the first line of the text of the article, before the first sentence.
A line at the beginning of a document (such as a newspaper article) stating the place of origin and typically the date, and often written in capital letters.
To attach a dateline to a particular document
A date on or before which something must be completed.
“I must make this deadline or my boss will kill me!”
A guideline marked on a plate for a printing press.
A line that does not move. en
A boundary around a prison, prisoners crossing which would be shot.
To render an item non-mission-capable; to ground an aircraft, etc.