end line


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

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In New York, following in the footsteps of Calvin Klein, which said goodbye to the runway last season, Derek Lam has decided to close his high-end line, skip the runway and focus on his contemporary label, 10 Crosby Street. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Immigration! Influencers! Climate Change! What to Expect This Fashion Month," 4 Sep. 2019 Goetz scored with 14 minutes, 11 seconds to play after senior Caroline Evans inserted the ball from the end line to begin a corner play. Pat Stoetzer, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Field Hockey: Goetz, Liberty start county slate with win over South Carroll," 17 Sep. 2019 The call came after defender Demi Stokes crossed the ball to Ellen White directly in front of the goal, but White tripped and fell and Naeher chased the ball to the end line. Alicia Delgallo, Pro Soccer USA, "USA to play for World Cup title after beating England 2-1 in semifinal," 4 July 2019 Jorgen Skjelvik was motioning for the ball near the end line so Pavon sent it forward for the defender, who delivered a perfect cross in the center of the box for Ibrahimovic, who finished cleanly with his right foot. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, "Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice as Galaxy end skid in win over FC Dallas," 14 Aug. 2019 Shop some of our favorite pieces from the new, higher-end line, ahead. Glamour, "BaubleBar Is Launching Fine Jewelry—And Everything's Under $1,000," 14 Aug. 2019 At present, season tickets for the reserved end line sections that border the GA sections start at $240 versus $199 for a GA season ticket. Pat Brennan, Cincinnati.com, "Why FC Cincinnati is ending general admission seating for the 2020 MLS season at Nippert," 2 July 2019 The team that everybody swore we would no longer see suddenly reappeared between the TD Garden end lines. David Murphy, Philly.com, "Poof: Ben Simmons, Sixers, and maybe the series just disappeared | David Murphy," 4 May 2018 Oculus is only one day into the launch of a new, $199 VR headset, but the company has already begun hinting at the future of its higher-end line of Rift products. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Oculus reveals its next big VR trick: Wider-FOV lenses that automatically move," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of end line

1893, in the meaning defined above

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