dead heat

dead heat
noun (C) the result of a race in which two or more competitors finish at exactly the same time

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  • dead-heat — [ dɛd(h)it ] n. m. • 1841; angl. dead « 2. mort » et heat « course » ♦ Hippisme Dans une course de chevaux, Arrivée simultanée de deux ou plusieurs concurrents. Par ext. Épreuve terminée par un dead heat. Des dead heats. ● dead heat, dead heats… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dead Heat — may refer to: Contents 1 Film and television 2 Books 3 Science 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Dead heat — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dead heat — dead heats N COUNT If a race or contest is a dead heat, two or more competitors are joint winners, or are both winning at a particular moment in the race or contest. In American English, you can say that a race or contest is in a dead heat. The… …   English dictionary

  • dead´-heat´er — dead heat, a race that ends in a tie: »The dead heat in the first race, naturally, made for two daily doubles (New York Times). dead heat «DEHD HEET», intransitive verb. to end a race in a tie: »After a lapse of about 10 minutes the judge… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Heat — Dead|heat [ dɛdhi:t], das; [s], s, (auch:) Dead Heat, das; [s], s [engl. dead heat, aus: dead = tot u. heat = (Vor)lauf; Anstrengung, eigtl. = Hitze] (Sport): totes Rennen; Rennen, bei dem mehrere Teilnehmer gleichzeitig im Ziel eintreffen, bei… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Dead Heat — steht für: Thunderbolt (1995), einen Hongkong Actionfilm aus dem Jahr 1995 Dead Heat – Tödliches Rennen, ein kanadisches Actiondrama aus dem Jahr 2002 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit d …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dead heat — If a race ends in a dead heat, two or more finish with exactly the same result …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Dead heat — (engl., spr. dedd hīt), s. Totes Rennen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • dead heat — index deadlock, draw (tie) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dead heat — n a situation during or at the end of a race or competition in which two or more competitors have the same number of points etc, have reached the same level, or have taken the same time to complete a particular distance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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