finisher


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fin·ish

 (fĭn′ĭsh)
v. fin·ished, fin·ish·ing, fin·ish·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do: finished cleaning the room.
b. To bring to a required or desired state: finish an assignment; finish a painting. See Synonyms at complete.
2.
a. To arrive at or attain the end of: finish a race.
b. Sports To perform the last maneuver in (an offensive play), scoring a goal.
3. To consume all of; use up: finish a pie; finished off the pizza.
4. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
5. To destroy; kill: finished the injured horse with a bullet.
6. To bring about the ruin of: The stock market crash finished many speculators.
v.intr.
1. To come to an end; stop: a story that finishes with a twist.
2. To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship: The speaker finished with a rousing call to action.
3. Sports To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play: a good forward who just can't seem to finish.
n.
1. The final part; the conclusion: racers neck-and-neck at the finish.
2. The reason for one's ruin; downfall: Stealing the computer codes proved to be his finish.
3. Something that completes, concludes, or perfects, especially:
a. The last treatment or coating of a surface: applied a shellac finish to the cabinet.
b. The surface texture produced by such a treatment or coating.
c. A material used in surfacing or finishing.
4. Completeness, refinement, or smoothness of execution; polish.
5. The flavor left in the mouth after wine has been swallowed.
Phrasal Verb:
finish with (someone)
To stop interacting with (someone), especially to stop subjecting (someone) to something.

[Middle English finishen, from Old French finir, finiss-, to complete, from Latin fīnīre, from fīnis, end.]

fin′ish·er n.

finisher

(ˈfɪnɪʃə)
n
1. (Professions) a craftsman who carries out the final tasks in a manufacturing process
2. (Boxing) boxing a knockout blow
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finisher - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
relief pitcher, reliever, fireman - a pitcher who does not start the game
slammer - a person who closes things violently; "she's a dramatic slammer of doors"
2.finisher - a racing driver who finishes a race
automobile driver, race driver, racer - someone who drives racing cars at high speeds
3.finisher - a painter who applies a finishing coat
painter - a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
varnisher - someone who applies a finishing coat of varnish
4.finisher - a worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
stitcher - a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps
5.finisher - a race car that finishes a race
race car, racing car, racer - a fast car that competes in races
6.finisher - an animal that wins in a contest of speed
racer - an animal that races
Translations
laboratorio industriale per il coloure

finisher

[ˈfɪnɪʃəʳ] N (esp Brit) (Ftbl) → rematador(a) m/f (Cycling, Running) persona que llega a la meta

finisher

n
(Ftbl, Rugby, Hockey etc) a good finisherein guter Torschütze
(Athletics, Cycling etc) to be a fast/strong finishereinen schnellen/starken Endspurt haben; he is renowned as a fast finisherer ist für seinen schnellen Endspurt bekannt
References in classic literature ?
I think, if they bring me out to be hanged to-morrow, as is much to be doubted they may, I will try its weight upon the finisher of the sentence.''
Half of the kitchen was given up to a workbench, which was piled with clothing, and Ostrinski explained that he was a "pants finisher." He brought great bundles of clothing here to his home, where he and his wife worked on them.
O Prophet of glad tidings, finisher Of utmost hope!
The top African finisher, the top two Americas finishers, the top two European finishers, the top Oceania finisher and the top Asian finisher in the World Cup will gain automatic entry into the Tokyo Games.
Record finisher numbers have now been totalled for the Lindsays National XC relays at Cumbernauld and the Lindsays Short Course XC at Lanark.
Closer to home Mellor's teammate Charlie Hulson was the top local finisher at the Help the Aged Leeds Abbey Dash 10k.
Awards are given based on top overall male and female finishers; first- and second-place male and female finishers in each age group; first- and second-place finishers in each of the twosome age groups; and all 5K finishers 12 and under will receive a Finisher's Frisbee.
The newest American Concrete Institute certification program offerings are Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Decorative Concrete Flatwork Associate.
The winner of the men's half-marathon was Stuart Gibson of Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers, in a time of one hour, 11 minutes and 27 seconds; while Ayr Seaforth athlete Laura Wallace was the first female finisher in 1:02.32.
To achieve the certification, a factory finisher must undergo a detailed audit of its finishing line, coating system and standard operating procedures.
21k finishers will receive a finisher's medal and finisher's shirt, while 10K finishers will receive a finisher's medal.
The Irish girls placed fourth at the Class 6A state meet last season, led by senior Melissa Berry, who was their top finisher in seventh place.