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  • n  an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
    the established a baseline for the budget
  • n  the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
  • n  the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases

  • A year later, however, Australian baseline specialist Lleyton Hewitt defeated Argentinian David Nalbandian in a match that featured only seven aces and not a single such serve-and .
  • Of course, without such a baseline (i.
  • On the other hand, the baseline cuts off Kobe's passing angles.
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  • Ben Bernanke in BBC News
    Mr Bernanke said recent information suggested "that the baseline for real activity in 2008 has worsened and the downside risks to growth have become more pronounced".
  • Paul Otellini in International Herald Tribune
    The economy and the industry are in the process of resetting to a new baseline from which growth will resume,said Paul Otellini, chief executive at Intel, in a statement. "Intel has weathered difficult times in the past, and we know what...
  • Sajjad Karim in New York Times
    I was sitting out by the third baseline for opening ceremonies with the other teams, thinking, 'What a venue, what an atmosphere, what a history, to be able to come in the last year, to be part of the College World Series and the closing of... Ray Tanner http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Tanner&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEAlDBcwqEGEfe4j0dwtlQqMKfoZA Long Beach Press-Telegram http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.presstelegram.com/sports/ci_15404054&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEMSh0apjrkFbVDb_x81GVw3o9cmQ Jun 29, 2010 8387 11827 basement Before his phone went dead, Mr. Karim added: I managed to turn away and I ran into the hotel kitchen and then we were shunted into a restaurant in the basement. We are now in the dark in this room, and we have barricaded all the doors. It's really...

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