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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.



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.
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"


also line-up
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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The team conducted an experiment in which about 200 participants watched a video of a crime (a man planting a bomb on a rooftop) and then, 12 hours later, viewed one of two computer lineups of six similar-looking people.
In order to determine the compressor energy consumption for both the new, open and new, doored display case lineups, the energy-efficiency ratios (EER) of the refrigeration systems were estimated.
A comparison between sales data was made before and after installation of the new display case lineups to determine the effect that new case lineups had on product sales.
Experts estimate that each year, "77,000 people nationwide are put on trial because witnesses picked them out of" police lineups.
Musical lineups: When the lineup was first posted in the clubhouse, Anderson was the designated hitter and batting seventh.
Yogi himself has identified at least 25 suspects in lineups and has close to a 100-percent conviction rate in the Colorado courts.
It also covered advances in how lineups are administered to help mitigate incorrect identifications.
I champion, the Harvard-Westlake of Studio City boys' tennis team has seen opponents use all sorts of different lineups and strategies in an attempt to gain any sort of advantage over the Wolverines.
com/fall) featuring original capsule descriptions of 99 new and returning shows; photo galleries featuring Fall TV's hottest stars; a convenient, printable list of fall premiere dates; and an easy-to-navigate, printable grid outlining the new fall lineups for each broadcast network.
Or is it going to be a one-time All-Star exhibition remembered mostly for assembling eye-catching lineups of major-league talent from the United States, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela, the three favorites in the 16-team event?
Another left-handed hitter,'' JetHawks manager Bill Plummer said with a crusty chuckle as he sat at his office desk Thursday afternoon, drawing up hypothetical lineups in anticipation of Drew's imminent arrival.