service line

noun

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

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Get more contractors on the ground replacing service lines; get a three-year replacement plan finished by the end of 2018. Brian Barrett, WIRED, "The Flint Water Crisis Is Bigger Than Elon Musk," 12 July 2018 La Grange hospital suspended newborn baby deliveries June 1, a temporary move that is part of a change in the hospital’s women and children service line, which will see the hospital combined with the same services at Hinsdale hospital. Hank Beckman, chicagotribune.com, "Newborn deliveries temporarily suspended at La Grange hospital," 4 June 2018 In the last year, the Water Department issued more than 5,000 notices for property owners to replace water or sewer infrastructure linking them to city service lines. Claudia Vargas, Philly.com, "'Nightmare on Monroe Street': A tiny Queen Village block's six-year feud with the Philly Water Department," 6 July 2018 Additional cafeteria and food service line upgrades are also included in plans for Maine East and Maine West. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "District 207 school board approves $145K purchase of new cafeteria seating," 14 May 2018 The ball landed barely behind the service line, but took a tricky bounce, darting to the right. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, "'Strokes of Genius' Documentary Commemorates the Iconic Federer-Nadal '08 Wimbledon Final," 26 June 2018 Here are some common questions and answers about lead risks: Q. How can lead in the service lines to my house contaminate drinking water? Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's how to protect your family from the dangers posed by lead pipes and paint," 7 Feb. 2018 Customers with questions are encouraged to call Justice's customer service line at 1-800-276-1591. Marci Robin, Good Housekeeping, "UPDATE: Justice Has Just Announced a Recall of 8 Makeup Products Due to Asbestos Concerns," 1 Feb. 2018 In Shasta County, the number for the local, 24-hour mental health crisis service line is 530-225-5252. Hannah Holzer, sacbee, "Mental health support available for those impacted by Northern California wildfires," 26 June 2018

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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