Definition of line drive in English:

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line drive

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noun

Baseball
A powerfully hit ball that travels in the air and relatively close to and parallel with the ground.
Example sentences
  • If a runner is struck by a line drive or fly ball while on the base, he is to be called out.
  • The book states that on September 14, 1923, Red Sox first baseman George Burns turned an unassisted triple play on a line drive.
  • Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.

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Syllabification: line drive

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