an arrangement of persons or things in or as in a line; specif.,
- a group of people lined up by police and shown to a witness, in attempting to identify a suspect
- a schedule of television programs
- Sports a list of the players, often including their numbers and positions, who participate in a game; esp., in baseball, a list of the players in the exact order in which they will bat
A group of people, organizations, or things enlisted or arrayed for a purpose, especially:
a. An array or sequential display of persons or photographs of persons presented to a complainant or potential witness for the purpose of identifying a suspect in a crime.
b. Sports The members of a team chosen to start a game.
c. A sequence of broadcasts or events for public entertainment: a TV network's prime-time lineup.
- (law) a physical or photographic queue of people allegedly involved in a crime
- (Canada) A line of people or vehicles, in which the individual at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and in which newcomers join at the end.
- (sports) Collectively, the members of a team.
- The manager fielded his strongest lineup for the game against United.
- (baseball) The batting order.
lineup - Legal Definition
A procedure in which the police show a witness a suspect and several other individuals to see whether the witness can distinguish the suspect from other individuals not involved in the crime.