half line


: a straight line extending from a point indefinitely in one direction only

Examples of half line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burrow’s first half line looked like it should’ve been generated in four quarters, not two — 28 of 36 for 284 yards with three TD passes and a pick. Christopher L. Gasper, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half line was circa 1914

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“Half line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20line. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

half line

: a straight line extending from a point in one direction only
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