linesman

linesman

n. 1. the official (in tennis or soccer) who watches the lines.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines.
Syn. -- electrician, lineman.
[WordNet 1.5]

{

Line"-up`

,

Line"up`

} (ln"p), n. 1. The members of a team who are scheduled to play a game.
[PJC]

2. Specifically: The formation of football players before the start or a restart of play.
[PJC]

3. Specifically: (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat. [wns=1]
Syn. -- batting order, card, lineup.
[WordNet 1.5]

4. Hence: any arrangement of persons (rarely, of things), esp. when having a common purpose or sentiment; as, the line-up at a ticket-office window; the line-up of political factions. [Colloq.]
[PJC]

5. A group of persons including a suspect in a police investigation, arranged so as to be observed by a witness, who is requested to identify the perpetrator, if he/she is present in the group. Such an identification may be used as evidence of guilt of the suspect. Also called a police lineup. [wns=2]
[PJC]

 

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