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.
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