blue line
noun Date: 1925 either of two blue lines that divide an ice-hockey rink into three equal zones and that separate the offensive and defensive zones from the center-ice neutral zone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • blue line — Ice Hockey. either of two lines of the color blue that are parallel to and equidistant from the goal lines and divide the rink into three zones of equal size. Also called zone line. Cf. end zone (def. 2), neutral zone. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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