service line


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service line

n. Sports
A line, as on a tennis or handball court, marking the area into which or from which serves must be directed.

service line

(in certain racket games) n
1. (General Sporting Terms) the line at the back of the court behind which the server must stand when serving
2. (General Sporting Terms) a line indicating the boundary of a permissible service, as on the backwall of a squash court

serv′ice line`


n.
the boundary of a service court.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.service line - the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball courtservice line - the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
line - in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
Translations

service line

n (Tennis) → linea di battuta
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