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noun
Lineup, Line-up  n.  
1.
The members of a team who are scheduled to play a game.
2.
Specifically: The formation of football players before the start or a restart of play.
3.
Specifically: (baseball) A list of batters in the order in which they will bat.
Synonyms: batting order, card, lineup.
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.)
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.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Lineup" Quotes from Famous Books



... two clubs faced each other they ranged after this fashion, and it may be noticed that there was no change in Scranton's line-up except in the pitcher's box. The batting order was not the same, so it must be given as it came ...
— The Chums of Scranton High Out for the Pennant • Donald Ferguson



Words linked to "Lineup" :   cleanup, cleanup position, line, baseball, baseball game, card, batting order



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