line out

verb
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of line out

1 : to indicate with or as if with lines : outline
  • line out a route
2 : to arrange in an extended line
1 : to move rapidly
  • lined out for home
2 : to make an out by hitting a baseball in a line drive that is caught

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First Known Use of line out

1613

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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