line out
verb Date: 1613 transitive verb 1. to indicate with or as if with lines ; outline <
line out a route
>
2. to arrange in an extended line 3. belt 4 <
line out a song
>
intransitive verb 1. to move rapidly <
lined out for home
>
2. to make an out by hitting a baseball in a line drive that is caught

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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