touchline

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touch·line

 (tŭch′līn′)
n.
Either of the sidelines bordering the playing field in soccer and Rugby.

touchline

(ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn)
n
(General Sporting Terms) either of the lines marking the side of the playing area in certain games, such as rugby

touch•line

(ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn)

n.
any of the outer lines bordering a Rugby or soccer playing field.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.touchline - either of the sidelines in soccer or rugbytouchline - either of the sidelines in soccer or rugby
out of bounds, sideline - a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
Translations
pomezní čára
sidelinje
rajaviiva
aut-linija
タッチライン
터치라인
sidlinje
เส้นข้าง
đường biên

touchline

[ˈtʌtʃlaɪn] N (Brit) (Sport) → línea f de banda

touchline

[ˈtʌtʃlaɪn] nligne f de touche

touchline

[ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn] n (Ftbl) → linea laterale (Rugby) → linea di touche

touchline

خَطٌّ مُحَدِّد pomezní čára sidelinje Auslinie γραμμή τέρματος línea de banda rajaviiva ligne de touche aut-linija linea laterale タッチライン 터치라인 zijlijn sidelinje linia boczna linha de fundo боковая линия поля sidlinje เส้นข้าง taç çizgisi đường biên 边界线
References in classic literature ?
There's Moorhouse, first reserve, but he is trained as a half, and he always edges right in on to the scrum instead of keeping out on the touchline.
Rather than handing out minor touchline bans to individuals, why not do what cricket and rugby does, make the touchlines a mob-in-tracksuitfree environment?
If someone shouts from there they stand out, whereas on the touchlines they can mingle in with all the other parents.
Angry dads, and sometimes mums, are yelling such abuse from the touchlines that referees are forced to call a halt.
Sadly, this is not a new phenomenon and there is a danger that the stroppy parents' stroppy kids - one 12-year-old vowed to beat up a ref's son - will eventually take their place on the touchlines.
Ball and Roeder have both clashed on the touchline before during an Academy game, but yesterday the pair prowled the touchlines for real in the heat of the Premiership.
Parents who break the code of conduct they have signed face being banned from the touchlines or even thrown out of the club.
TOP inter-county managers will continue to patrol the Croke Park touchlines in 2006 - despite an invite into the stand from GAA officials.