Origin of redliningfrom the practice of outlining such areas in red on a map
- Present participle of redline.
redlining - Computer Definition
Identifying text that has been changed in a word processing document by displaying it in a special color, for example. It allows the original author of the text or other users to see ongoing revisions. The term comes from manual editing where a red pen is used to mark up the pages.
redlining - Investment & Finance Definition
The illegal practice of eliminating certain parts of a community from consideration for loans or mortgages. Areas are redlined because the area is considered to be a poor investment risk.