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 for line drive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liner \Lin"er\ (l[imac]n"[~e]r), n.
     1. One who lines, as, a liner of shoes or clothing.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An airplane or ship belonging to a transportation company;
        also, a line-of-battle ship; a ship of the line.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Mach.) A thin piece placed between two parts to hold or
        adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A lining[2]. Specifically: (Steam Engine) A lining
        within the cylinder, in which the piston works and between
        which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left
        to form a steam jacket.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. A slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are
        fastened for grinding.
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     6. (Baseball) A ball which, when struck, flies through the
        air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground;
        also called line drive; as, he hit a sharp liner to
        right.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     7. A protective envelope for a phonograph record or other
        object.
        [PJC]
  
     8. A lining; as, a removable coat liner.
        [PJC]
  
     9. Same as eyeliner.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  line drive
      n 1: (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter;
           "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop" [syn: liner,
           line drive]

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