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foul line

foul line

 
pronunciation:
faUl laIn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in baseball, either of the lines extending from home plate through first and third bases to the limits of the outfield.
definition 2: in basketball, a line fifteen feet from the backboard, from which a player may shoot unimpeded after a penalty has been imposed on the other team; free-throw line.
definition 3: in bowling and other sports, any of various lines defining the area in which players must remain during play.