service-line

service line

noun
1.
Tennis. the rear boundary of a service court.
2.
a line running parallel to the front wall in certain court games, as handball or squash, that marks a boundary of the service area.

Origin:
1870–75

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service line
 
n
1.  the line at the back of the court behind which the server must stand when serving
2.  a line indicating the boundary of a permissible service, as on the backwall of a squash court

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