Examples of dead heat in a Sentence
the horses crossed the finish line in a dead heat
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USA TODAY Sports The Philadelphia 76ers, currently in a dead heat with the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference playoff race, just took a major blow.
Polling shows Newman in a dead heat with Lipinski—meaning that Pelosi passed up a chance to support a viable, pro-choice candidate over an anti-gay, anti-choice incumbent in trouble.
Of its close competitors, only the raucous Ford Focus RS’s 4.6-second blast to 60 mph can knock the Golf R off its perch, and the quarter-mile contest between the two is a dead heat.
Good morning, Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone are locked in a virtual dead heat with nearly all of the votes counted in Pennsylvania’s special election for a U.S. House seat.
The statistical dead heat is a marked change from last month's NEWSWEEK Poll, where Obama led McCain by 15 points, 51 percent to 36 percent.
But Conor Lamb, the fresh-faced Democratic candidate in the special House election, has brought the race to a dead heat in the closing weeks.
If Oscar winners were chosen based on barrels of tears shed, Coco, Lady Bird, and Call Me by Your Name would be in a dead heat for Best Picture.
But a Thunder win would pull them into a dead heat for the No.
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DEAD HEAT Defined for English Language Learners
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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