service line


Definition of service line

: a line marked on a court in various games (such as handball or tennis) parallel to the front wall or to the net to mark a boundary of the service area or service court

Examples of service line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Floyd, a junior setter, gave the Seawolves a potent weapon at the service line by serving five of the team’s nine aces. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Sep. 2021 After getting billed for the evaluation, Charbonneau called the customer service line at Aetna, which is based in Hartford., 22 Aug. 2021 Access to the home may be needed to inspect and test interior service lines, verify the reading on an inside meter, replace the service line or change the gas meter. John Benson, cleveland, 21 July 2021 President Joe Biden today will unveil a mammoth $2 trillion plan that would fix tens of thousands of roads and bridges, modernize public transit and commit $45 billion to replacing every lead water service line in the U.S., among other priorities. Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press, 31 Mar. 2021 Damaris did not answer its customer service line or return my call. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Aug. 2021 Setting up a fake website or phony customer service line can be an easy way for scammers to steal cash. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 28 May 2021 But they have been recently joined by more disturbing indications of service line limitations. Michael Peregrine, Forbes, 6 July 2021 The city offers free inspections that can confirm whether a home has a lead service line and if precautions need to be taken. Brooks Johnson, Star Tribune, 22 June 2021

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First Known Use of service line

1875, in the meaning defined above

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7 Sep 2021

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“Service line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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