Definition of Starting line

1. Noun. A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game.

Exact synonyms: Scratch, Scratch Line, Start
Generic synonyms: Line



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starting Line

startful
startfulness
starthistle
starthistles
starthroat
starthroats
starting
starting berth
starting block
starting buffer
starting five
starting fives
starting gate
starting gun
starting handle
starting line (current term)
starting motor
starting pitcher
starting pitchers
starting point
starting points
starting post
starting signal
starting stalls
starting time
starting up
startingly
startings
startish
startle

Literary usage of Starting line

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadionby David Gilman Romano by David Gilman Romano (1993)
"Associated with the Ea ;ical starting line, immediately to its south is a curved terrace bi jf the natural slope of the hillside (Figs. 24, 25. ..."

2. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadionby David Gilman Romano by David Gilman Romano (1993)
"Associated with the Early Classical starting line, immediately ts south is a ... The length of the exca- :d starting line is over 12 m; the length was ..."

3. American Physical Education Review by American Physical Education Association (1920)
"Five yards back of the center of the first circle and at right angles to the direct line, draw a line to be used as a starting line. This is also the finish ..."

4. The Springfield Survey: Study of Social Conditions in an American City by Shelby Millard Harrison, Russell Sage Foundation Dept. of Surveys and Exhibits, Springfield Survey Committee (Springfield, Ill.) (1918)
"Five yards back of the center of the first circle and at right angles to the direct line, draw a line to be used as a starting line. This is also the finish ..."

5. The Playground Book by Harry Sperling (1916)
"A starting line is marked out parallel tp the series of boards and ten feet ... Then runners take their places at the starting line, each directly in front ..."

6. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"The players are lined up in several single files behind a starting line which is drawn at from ten to fifty feet from a finishing line which should be ..."

7. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"The players are lined up in several single files behind a starting line which is drawn at from ten to fifty feet from a finishing line which should be ..."

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