danger line


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danger line

[′dān·jər ‚līn]
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A line on a chart representing a boundary, beyond which some hazard will be encountered.
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In 1995, for example, water in the Yangtze River ran high above its danger line, inundating vast areas of agricultural land and causing heavy losses.
But his hat-trick chance disappeared when goalkeeper Dave O'Hare swooped at his feet as he was poised yet again on the six-yard danger line.
A spokesman for SAFE said that China's foreign debt size was still "below the danger line," adding that the country can now service its debts with its foreign exchange reserves.
Victory was vital for the Teesside outfit, to halt a disastrous run which had plunged them to within four points of the danger line.
However, the stalemate at Watford just after Christmas proved a turning point and - with a solid defence as their base - City managed to keep their heads above the danger line.
This defeat leaves Boro just four points clear of the relegation danger line and the fans are getting restless with manager Bryan Robson.
Gordon Strachan's side stay in 15th position, three points clear of the danger line, but they've now played up to three games more than all their relegation rivals except rock bottom Nottingham Forest.