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dead heat

noun

Simple Definition of dead heat

  • : a contest in which two or more competitors earn the same score or finish at the same time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dead heat

  1. :  a tie with no single winner of a race; broadly :  tie

Examples of dead heat in a sentence

  1. <the horses crossed the finish line in a dead heat>



1796

First Known Use of dead heat

1796



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