Check out example codes for "restrict a paragraph height css". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

.class{
   word-break: break-word;
   overflow: hidden;
   text-overflow: ellipsis;
   display: -webkit-box;
   line-height: 16px; /* fallback */
   max-height: 32px; /* fallback */
   -webkit-line-clamp: 2; /* number of lines to show */
   -webkit-box-orient: vertical;
}

Code Example 2

body {
   margin: 20px;
}

.text {
   overflow: hidden;
   text-overflow: ellipsis;
   display: -webkit-box;
   -webkit-line-clamp: 2; /* number of lines to show */
   -webkit-box-orient: vertical;
}

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