Examples of dead heat in a Sentence
the horses crossed the finish line in a dead heat
Recent Examples of dead heat from the Web
The Cleveland Cavaliers, headed by generational superstar LeBron James, are currently in a playoff dead heat with the Boston Celtics.
In a seven-way primary, three candidates are in a dead heat in a race that will likely pick Idaho’s next governor: Rep. Raul Labrador, Lt.
That would be considered a dead heat because the margin of error is plus or minus 4.5 percentage points.
There was a virtual four-way dead heat for second: Pike’s Angel Baker, 29, and DeKalb’s Leigha Brown, Martinsville’s Kayana Taylor and Heritage Christian’s Katlyn Gilbert, 28 each.
On the other hand, this poll tells us O’Rourke is essentially in a dead heat with an incumbent and, unlike that incumbent, has big potential for growth.
The two Republicans, neither of whom are well known, are in a dead heat among voters, with each receiving 18 percent.
The Lone Star State Republican is locked in a statistical dead heat with Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke, according to a new Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday.
The special election for an Arizona House seat is in a statistical dead heat in the final week of the race, according to a poll released on Monday.
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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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