lineman

Definitions of lineman
  1. noun
    a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    synonyms: electrician, linesman
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    gaffer
    an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
    type of:
    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
  2. noun
    the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole
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    surveyor
    an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  3. noun
    one of the players on the line of scrimmage
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    center, snapper
    (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
    end
    (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage
    guard
    the person who plays that position on a football team
    tackle
    the person who plays that position on a football team
    split end
    (football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen
    tight end
    (football) an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle
    type of:
    football player, footballer
    an athlete who plays American football
  4. noun
    (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
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    center
    (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
    guard
    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
    tackle
    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
    end
    (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
    type of:
    position
    (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
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