scratch line

noun

Definition of scratch line

1 : a starting line for a race
2 : a line that marks the extreme limit of the takeoff for a long jump
3 : a line from which the javelin is thrown and which must not be overstepped by the thrower

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“Scratch line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scratch%20line. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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