line drive

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nounBaseball.
  1. a batted ball that travels low, fast, and straight.

Origin of line drive

1
First recorded in1930–35

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How to use line drive in a sentence

  • Thane quickly looked over at the galactic map to see if they could have managed to get back into warp-line drive.

    Evil Out of Onzar | Mark Ganes
  • There was a pause, then the familiar shummer and they were on the warp-line drive.

    Evil Out of Onzar | Mark Ganes
  • The third batter hit the ball with fierceness, but Jack took it for a line drive, and that inning was over.