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(General Sporting Terms) sport an additional period played at the end of a match, to compensate for time lost through injury or (in certain circumstances) to allow the teams to achieve a conclusive result
(in game) overtime
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|Noun||1.||extra time - playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie|
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
extra innings - overtime play until one team is ahead at the end of an inning; e.g. baseball
overtime period - a period of overtime play to resolve a tie; e.g. basketball
tiebreaker - overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer
sudden death - (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf