line-out

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line-out

(līn′out′)
n.
A play used to restart play in Rugby after the ball has gone over the sideline, in which forwards of both teams line up in two lines parallel to the goal line and at least one meter apart, and a player on the team not responsible for putting the ball out of bounds flings the ball between the lines.

line-out

n
(Rugby) rugby union the method of restarting play when the ball goes into touch, the forwards forming two parallel lines at right angles to the touchline and jumping for the ball when it is thrown in

line-out

A set piece in Union play, for re-starting play after the ball has gone into touch. Some or all of the opposing forwards form two parallel lines at right angles to the touchline and jump for the ball when it is thrown in.
Translations

line-out

[ˈlaɪnaʊt] Nsaque m de banda

line-out

[ˈlaɪnˌaʊt] n (Rugby) → touche f inv
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