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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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But Gerhart settled down and got 11 straight outs before Oregon struck again in the sixth.
Germain loaded the bases, but he worked out of it by getting three straight outs -- including two strikeouts.
She's just a tough pitcher," said Oregon's Neena Bryant, who drew a first-inning walk before Lawrie settled in and recorded 17 straight outs.
Jesse Orosco got the first out in the ninth and Mike Timlin got two straight outs for his 11th save, his second in two nights after going since June 22 without one.