a particular order or disposition of persons or things as arranged or drawn up for action, inspection, etc.
the persons or things themselves.
(in police investigations) a group of persons, including suspects in a crime, lined up to allow inspection and possible identification by the victim or victims of that crime.
Sports. the list of the participating players in a game together with their positions:
to announce the starting lineup of a game.
an organization of people, companies, etc., for some common purpose:
a lineup of support for the new tax bill.
an overall schedule of programs, events, activities, etc.:
the fall lineup of TV programs.
a list of products or services offered by a manufacturer or organization:
Does the company's lineup of new cars this year include a convertible?
Origin 1885–90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase line up
When they round up all the likely suspects and put them in the lineup, they always stick in a desk sergeant to spy on the rest.]]>Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.]]>Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
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But no matter how their team fares, one longtime group of tailgaters always has a winning lineup.
We've collected a winning lineup of fall recipes featuring the season's star ingredient: the pumpkin.
But the vehicle throughput in the station would be thirty seconds per car making a ten-car lineup only a five minute wait.
See how they get smaller and smaller, he says, waving a hand over the lineup.
The only evidence is that you survive and pick the guy out of a lineup.
We've got a full lineup of events that are sure to keep you busy.
Over the years, their sound has changed almost as often as their lineup.
The fact that each outfit has a lineup strikingly different from the one that made it famous is strictly a quibble for die-hards.
But if they turn out to be all-the-rage, then the company can expand that lineup instead.
Ski right up to a chairlift with no lineup, then find a run all to yourself for the ski back down.
Upstairs gallery offers cultural lineup of plays, films, and art exhibits.
First, the infamous triple turn signal stalk that's appeared across the lineup has got to go.
Or perhaps a handful of free tracks to choose from an entire festival's lineup, with the complete collection put on sale.
It will be difficult to recount the starting lineup.
Names of the lineup members and the source of the photographs or people in the lineup.
Witness a simulated crime, then try to identify the suspect from a lineup.
Police often ask eyewitnesses to pick a suspect out of a lineup or an array of photos.
Results suggest that the sequential lineup advantage is dependent on lineup composition and suspect position.
The lineup soon went into the studio and recorded the happy house single.