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BACKLINE [4 records]

Record 1 2010-07-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Curling
DEF

A line running across the back of the rings from sideline to sideline.

OBS

The "hog line" was previously named the "front line" for being the in-play line as compared to the "back line," the out-of-play line.

Key term(s)
  • back-line
  • backline

French

Domaine(s)
  • Curling
DEF

Ligne tracée sur la largeur de la piste et tangente à l'arrière du cercle de 12 pieds à la ligne médiane.

OBS

On a déjà appelé la «ligne de jeu» «ligne avant» par opposition à la «ligne arrière», la ligne de hors-jeu.

Spanish

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Record 2 2001-01-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Volleyball
CONT

Play is started by one player hitting the ball with his hand over the net from the service area behind the baseline.

Key term(s)
  • end-line
  • backline
  • back-line
  • endline
  • base-line
  • base line

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volleyball
DEF

Ligne délimitant la largeur du terrain.

OBS

Le terrain de jeu mesure 18 m (lignes de côté) par 9 m (lignes de fond). La zone de service se situe derrière la ligne de fond, dans la zone libre, et cet espace est considéré hors des limites du terrain.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Vóleibol
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Record 3 2001-01-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Volleyball
CONT

Each half [of the playing surface] is divided into an attack zone and a back zone.

CONT

A front-line player is any of the three nearest the net, numbered 2,3, and 4 in the rotation order. Similarly, a back-line player occupies the back row and will be numbered 1,6, or 5.

Key term(s)
  • backline
  • backrow
  • back-line
  • back-row
  • defense zone
  • defence zone
  • backcourt
  • back-court

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volleyball
DEF

Zone située derrière la ligne d'attaque et se terminant à la ligne de fond.

CONT

Chaque côté [du terrain de jeu] se divise en une zone d'attaque et une zone arrière.

CONT

Les six joueurs de l'équipe sont disposés en deux rangs, trois [joueurs] à l'avant et trois [joueurs] à l'arrière.

Key term(s)
  • arrière

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Vóleibol
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Record 4 1999-10-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Field Hockey
OBS

Facilities/equipment; 60 yards.

Key term(s)
  • back line

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hockey sur gazon
OBS

Installations/matériel; 55m.

Spanish

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