battle line definition

  • noun:
    • The notional range on either part which opposing forces tend to be arrayed, and at which they meet in fight; a fortified line, lacking the line in which struggle is anticipated, and behind which forces are arrayed; a forward distinct infantry or other force, prepared for struggle.
    • A line of struggle.
    • some of those parts of a contest which, due to strategic choices on both edges, tend to be many closely fought and certainly will likely determine the competition's course and outcome.
    • the range along which warring soldiers satisfy

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