toe in

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toe in

1. In soccer (football), to kick a ball gently into a net with the tip of one's toes. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toe" and "in." The Manta Rays were able to force overtime when their start striker toed in a shot in the final seconds of the match. The goal keeper dove for the ball, but I managed to toe it in through her fingers.
2. Of speakers, to set at a slanting, indirect position in the corner of the room. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toe" and "in." I had them facing us directly at first, but I think the sound is much better if you toe the speakers in a bit. Don't forget to toe in the speakers before the gig starts.
See also: toe

toe in

v.
To set or adjust something at an oblique angle: They toed in the front speakers to direct the sound towards the center of the room. We toed the chairs in so that we could share the footrest.
See also: toe