dead heat

noun

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

First Known Use of dead heat

1796


DEAD HEAT Defined for English Language Learners

dead heat

noun

Definition of dead heat for English Language Learners

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



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