free-throw line
A line parallel to the baseline, fifteen feet from the plane of the backboard.

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  • free throw line — free′ throw′ line n. Basketball. spo foul line 2) • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • free throw line — Basketball. See foul line (def. 2). [1890 95] * * * free throw line, = foul line. (Cf. ↑foul line) …   Useful english dictionary

  • free-throw line — (also free throw line) n. Basketball another term for foul line …   Useful english dictionary

  • free-throw line — laisvojo metimo linija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Brūkšninė linija rankinio aikštėje, einanti puslankiu per 9 m nuo vartų. atitikmenys: angl. free throw line vok. Freiwurflinie, f rus. линия свободного броска …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Free throw line — Free throw dunk Un Free throw dunk est un terme anglophone utilisé pour désigner un type de lancer au basket ball réalisé par un joueur sautant en longueur avant la limite de la ligne des lancers francs et en laissant rentrer la balle dans le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • free-throw line — line from which a player tries to score a point after being fouled by the opposing team (Basketball) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • free throw line — Basketball. See foul line (def. 2). [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Free throw line dunk — Un free throw dunk est un terme anglophone utilisé pour désigner un type de slam dunk au basket ball réalisé par un joueur sautant en longueur avant la limite de la ligne des lancers francs et en laissant rentrer le ballon dans le panier par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • free throw lane — ☆ free throw lane n. Basketball a rectangular area under each basket between the free throw line and the end line, used to line up the players during a free throw …   English World dictionary

  • free throw — ☆ free throw n. Basketball a free, or unhindered, shot at the basket from a designated line (free throw line), allowed to a player as a penalty imposed on the opponents for some rule infraction: each successful shot counts for one point …   English World dictionary

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