qualifying heat

noun
variants: or qualifying round or qualifying game

Definition of qualifying heat

: a preliminary contest (as in a race or tournament) the winner of which may enter the final contest

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“Qualifying heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualifying%20heat. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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