end line

noun

Definition of end line

:a line marking an end or boundary especially of a playing area: such as
a :a line at either end of a football field 10 yards beyond and parallel to the goal line
b :a line at either end of a court (as in basketball or tennis) perpendicular to the sidelines

First Known Use of end line

1893


Learn More about end line


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up end line? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to conform or adhere

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!