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line drive

noun

baseball : a ball that is hit by the batter and goes in a nearly straight line not far above the ground

Full Definition of LINE DRIVE

:  a batted baseball hit in a nearly straight line usually not far above the ground

Examples of LINE DRIVE

  1. He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.

First Known Use of LINE DRIVE

1903

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