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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

line′ drive′(n.)

  1. a batted baseball that travels low, fast, and straight.

    Category: Sport

    Ref: Also called liner. 1 3

Origin of line drive:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liner, line drive(noun)

    (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

    "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"

Wiktionary

  1. line drive(Noun)

    A batted ball hit hard enough and low enough that it appears to travel in a relatively straight line.

Freebase

  1. Line drive

    In baseball, a line drive is a type of batted ball, sharply hit, and on a level trajectory. The threshold between a line drive and a fly ball can be subjective. Line drives can be dangerous to baseball players and spectators. For example, on July 22, 2007, Tulsa Drillers first base coach Mike Coolbaugh was killed in a line drive accident at an away game with the Arkansas Travelers.

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