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line·up

 (līn′ŭp′)
n.
A group of people, organizations, or things enlisted or arrayed for a purpose, especially:
a. An array or sequential display of persons or photographs of persons presented to a complainant or potential witness for the purpose of identifying a suspect in a crime.
b. Sports The members of a team chosen to start a game.
c. A sequence of broadcasts or events for public entertainment: a TV network's prime-time lineup.

line•up

(ˈlaɪnˌʌp)

n.
1. an orderly arrangement of persons or things in or as if in a line.
2. the persons or things themselves.
3. a group of persons, including suspects in a crime, lined up to allow identification by the victim of the crime.
4. a list of the participating players in a game, as of baseball, together with their positions.
5. an organization of people or groups for some common purpose: a lineup of support for the new tax bill.
6. a schedule of programs, events, etc.: the fall lineup of TV programs.
7. a list of products or services.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lineup - (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
cleanup position, cleanup spot, cleanup - (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
2.lineup - a line of persons arranged by police for inspection or identification
line - a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"

lineup

also line-up
noun
2. An organized list, as of procedures, activities, or events:
3. A list of candidates proposed or endorsed by a political party:
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