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line drive

noun, Baseball.
1.
a batted ball that travels low, fast, and straight.
Also called liner.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • Even those who prefer watching a line drive to reading a line about baseball will find these volumes worthwhile.
  • Key returned from being stung in the ribs by a line drive six days ago to pitch seven scoreless innings.
  • While he was playing third base, a line drive caught him below his left eye.

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