touchline
noun Date: 1868 either of the lines that bound the long sides of the field of play in rugby and soccer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • touchline — ► NOUN Rugby & Soccer ▪ the boundary line on each side of the field …   English terms dictionary

  • touchline — [tuch′līn΄] n. Rugby Soccer either of the sidelines bounding the field …   English World dictionary

  • touchline — UK [ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn] / US noun [countable] Word forms touchline : singular touchline plural touchlines one of the two lines that show the sides of a playing area in a sport, especially football The manager shouted advice from the touchline. • See:… …   English dictionary

  • Touchline — The highest bid and lowest ask at market for a particular security during a given time in the trading day. The touchline just specifies the best bid or ask available for a particular stock …   Investment dictionary

  • touchline — touch|line [ tʌtʃ,laın ] noun count one of the two lines that show the sides of a playing area in a sport, especially in the sport of soccer: The coach shouted advice from the touchline. ─ compare GOAL LINE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • touchline — [[t]tʌ̱tʃlaɪn[/t]] N SING: usu the N In sports such as rugby and soccer, the touchline is one of the two lines which mark the side of the playing area. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • touchline — /tuch luyn /, n. Rugby, Soccer. any of the outer lines bordering the playing field. [1545 55; TOUCH + LINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • touchline — noun The lines which mark the border limits of the rugby pitch …   Wiktionary

  • touchline — touch|line [ˈtʌtʃlaın] n one of the two lines that mark the longer sides of a sports playing area, especially in football …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • touchline — n. boundary line, out of bounds line (Sports) …   English contemporary dictionary

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