blue line

noun Ice Hockey.

either of two lines of the color blue that are parallel to and equidistant from the goal lines and divide the rink into three zones of equal size.Also called zone line.Compare end zone(def 2), neutral zone.

Nearby words

  1. blue jet,
  2. blue john,
  3. blue law,
  4. blue laws,
  5. blue lias,
  6. blue lips,
  7. blue lotus,
  8. blue mantle,
  9. blue marlin,
  10. blue mass

Origin of blue line

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for blue line

blue line


A bluish line along a border of the gums resulting from chronic lead poisoning.

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