a particular order or disposition of persons or things as arranged or drawn up for action, inspection, etc.
the persons or things themselves.
(in police investigations) a group of persons, including suspects in a crime, lined up to allow inspection and possible identification by the victim or victims of that crime.
Sports. the list of the participating players in a game together with their positions:
to announce the starting lineup of a game.
an organization of people, companies, etc., for some common purpose:
a lineup of support for the new tax bill.
an overall schedule of programs, events, activities, etc.:
the fall lineup of TV programs.
a list of products or services offered by a manufacturer or organization:
Does the company’s lineup of new cars this year include a convertible?
also line-up, from line (v.2) + up. The baseball version (1889) is older than the police version (1907).
[lahyn] noun 1. a mark or stroke long in proportion to its breadth, made with a pen, pencil, tool, etc., on a surface: a line down the middle of the page. 2. Mathematics. a continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point. 3. something arranged along […]
- Line up with
verb phrase To support; take sides with: Who will you line up with on this thorny issue? (1940s+)
noun, Mechanics. 1. . noun, Mechanics. 1. a vector having specified magnitude and lying on a given line.
noun, Electricity. 1. the voltage supplied by a power line, measured at the point of use.