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1. An additional contest or period of play designed to establish a winner among tied contestants. Also called tiebreak.
2. Something or someone that breaks a tie: His home run was the tiebreaker that won the game. My mother and I wanted to spend the weekend at the beach, and both of my brothers wanted to go on a hike, so we asked my father to be the tiebreaker.

tie′break′ing adj.


(ˈtaɪˌbreɪ kər)

a short period of additional play for deciding a tie score, as in tennis and soccer.
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Noun1.tiebreaker - overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer
extra time, overtime - playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
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What interested me was the unique character about whom the tale revolves--the visored horseman who-but let us wait until we get to him.
Meanwhile I pass on to the second on my list, which promised also at one time to be of national importance, and was marked by several incidents which give it a quite unique character.
Ponteland Green Belt Group said it appeared that the council "have made a conscious decision to destroy the distinctive and unique character of Ponteland.
It is during the big occasions that Cardiff as a city seems to rise to the crest of the wave and takes on a unique character that outside of Edinburgh I have never felt before.
LABEL 5 Gold Heritage is a rich blend of exceptional whiskies that includes malts aged of more than 20 years, selected by the Master Blender for their unique character and intense depth of flavour.
Mandy weaves willow with different coloured barks with other materials she gathers from the countryside around her to give her baskets their unique character.
Kangna, who plays an evil mutant in the film, said she agreed to do the film because of the unique character.
He added to 7DAYS that "Dubai is a unique city which has its own unique character and everything in it must express this unique character, including police patrols.
At the same time we are conscious of the importance of retaining the unique character of the Grand National course.
The spacious outdoor area is a real selling point and adds to its unique character, while neutral decor throughout and up-to-date fixtures mean that it's readily liveable.
A PLAN has been formed to preserve the unique character of a picturesque country village.
One has been named thus because of its unique character of legs and seat visually appearing as one unified whole.