inbounds
adjective Date: 1968 involving putting a basketball in play by passing it onto the court from out of bounds

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inbounds — [in′boundz΄] adj. Basketball of or relating to putting the ball in play onto the court from out of bounds [an inbounds pass] …   English World dictionary

  • inbounds — 1. adjective Within bounds He was still inbounds when he was fouled. See Also: inbound 2. adverb Into the inbounds area She passed the ball inbounds …   Wiktionary

  • inbounds — adj. Inbounds is used with these nouns: ↑pass …   Collocations dictionary

  • inbounds — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase in bounds : of or relating to putting a basketball in play by passing it onto the court from out of bounds inbounds pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • inbounds — /in bowndz /, adj. 1. Sports. being within the boundaries of a court or field. 2. Basketball. of or pertaining to passing the ball onto the court from out of bounds. [1960 65; adj. use of prep. phrase in bounds] * * * …   Universalium

  • inbounds — in•bounds [[t]ˈɪnˈbaʊndz[/t]] adj. 1) spo being within the boundaries of a court or field 2) spo of or pertaining to passing a basketball onto the court from out of bounds • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • inbounds line — n. Football either of two lines (appearing as hash marks) extending along the field inside and parallel to the sidelines: see HASH MARK …   English World dictionary

  • inbounds lines — inbounds lines, U.S. Football. = hash marks. (Cf. ↑hash marks) …   Useful english dictionary

  • inbounds line — noun Date: circa 1961 either of two broken lines running the length of a football field at right angles to the yard lines …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inbounds line — Football. one of two broken lines, parallel to the sidelines and running the length of the field, to which the ball is brought when it goes beyond the sidelines. * * * …   Universalium

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