hash mark


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With all 11 offensive players jammed between the left hash mark and left sideline, Sweet, the center, positioned himself over the hash and performed a one-handed snap, diagonally, toward quarterback Gardner Minshew. Theo Lawson, The Seattle Times, "Have a thirst for seeing trick plays? Washington State runs ‘Big Gulp Left’," 3 Sep. 2018 Nobody accidentally parks in a handicapped spot or the hash marks. Zachary Hansen, ajc, "Douglasville motorcyclist in viral video in hot water over handicapped parking," 2 June 2018 At least two must be between the numbers the hash mark. Kent Somers, azcentral, "NFL kickoffs will look much different in 2018 after rule changes," 28 May 2018 Ken Walter will hold, Lonie Paxton will snap from the far hash mark, angled to the left for Adam Vinatieri. Hayden Bird, BostonGlobe.com, "A look at some of Gil Santos’s most memorable calls," 20 Apr. 2018 Contreras lined up on the left hash mark and sent a ball that took a short hop over the Trinity goalkeeper. Brian Gosset, star-telegram, "South Hills, Crowley and Castleberry girls make history, Birdville and Aledo boys advance | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 4 Apr. 2018 Banksy’s sparse mural mostly consists of black hash marks, which visually represent jail cell bars and count the number of days that Ms. Dogan has spent in prison. Andrew R. Chow, New York Times, "New Banksy Mural in New York Protests Turkish Artist’s Imprisonment," 15 Mar. 2018 More: Unexpected financial issues can derail long-term savings goals Draw a horizontal line on a piece of paper, and create a series of hash marks on the line, representing future age markers. Peter Dunn, USA TODAY, "Pete the Planner: Don't increase financial obligations when you should be eliminating them," 3 Mar. 2018 Projected as a mid-round pick in this year's draft, Carlson has enjoyed working with the bigger NFL ball and believes the narrower hash marks will help his accuracy in the NFL. James Crepea, AL.com, "Auburn's Daniel Carlson makes all field goals at NFL Combine," 11 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of hash mark

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hash mark was in 1907

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