goal line

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goal line

n.
1. Sports A line located at either end and typically running the width of a playing area, on which a goal is positioned.
2. Football A line at either end of the playing field over which the ball must be carried or passed to a receiver to score a touchdown.

goal line

n
(Team Sports, other than specified) sport the line marking each end of the pitch, on which the goals stand

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n. Sports.
the line that bounds a goal, esp. the front line.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goal line - a line marking each end of the playing field or pitchgoal line - a line marking each end of the playing field or pitch; where the goals stand
line - in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
Translations
branková čára
maalilinjamaalirajamaaliviiva

goal line

nlinea di porta
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