scratch line


scratch line
scratch line
n.
1. the starting line of a race
2. a line that must not be overstepped in certain contests, as the long jump or javelin throw

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  • scratch line — 1. a line that marks the start of a race. 2. Track and Field. a line that a competitor is not allowed to step over while performing in certain events, as the triple jump or javelin throw. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Scratch and sniff — technology generally refers to stationery that has been treated with a microfragrance coating. When scratched, the coating releases an odor that is normally related to an image being displayed under the coating. The technology has been used on a… …   Wikipedia

  • scratch — [skrach] vt. [LME scracchen, prob. altered < scratten, to scratch, based on cracchen < or akin to MDu cratsen, to scratch < IE base * gred > Alb gërüj, (I) scratch] 1. to mark, break, or cut the surface of slightly with something… …   English World dictionary

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  • scratch something out — ˌscratch sthˈout derived to remove a word, especially a name, from sth written, usually by putting a line through it Main entry: ↑scratchderived …   Useful english dictionary