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Meaning of LINEMAN

Pronunciation:  'lInmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
  2. [n]  a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
  3. [n]  one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  4. [n]  the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

LINEMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: electrician, linesman
 See Also: center, center, end, end, football player, footballer, gaffer, guard, guard, linemen, position, skilled worker, snapper, surveyor, tackle, tackle, trained worker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Line"man\ (l[imac]n"m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Linemen}
1. One who carries the line in surveying, etc.

2. A man employed to examine the rails of a railroad to see
   if they are in good condition; also, a man employed to
   repair telegraph lines.

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