from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A line that marks the end of a course for racing.

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  • noun sports A line marking the end of a race.
  • noun figuratively, by extension The end of a process.

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  • noun a line indicating the location of the finish of a race


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