finishing line


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Noun1.finishing line - a line indicating the location of the finish of a racefinishing line - a line indicating the location of the finish of a race
destination, goal, finish - the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view"
line - in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
tape - the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"
wire - the finishing line on a racetrack
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Translations

finishing line

[ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋˌlaɪn] n (Sport) → traguardo, linea d'arrivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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More than 800 ladies crossed the finishing line at this year's Loughborough 'Race for Life' on Sunday and organisers hope the event will raise in excess of PS44,000.
The greatest 'deed' which came out of the Rio games was seeing one Brownlee brother helping his exhausted brother over the triathlon finishing line.
Armitstead had just crossed the finishing line in Aldeburgh when organisers said the 26-year-old Boels Dolmans rider "appeared to lose control and veer left".
JJ DELANEY has admitted he could see 'the finishing line' on the horizon for him with Kilkenny all year.
Lyndsay Oxley Father and children are aiming to cross line together A GUISBOROUGH father is set to cross the Great North Run's finishing line almost a year after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Two pressure-cooker bombs went off near the finishing line last year, killing three people and wounding more than 260.
WELSH marathon runner Owain Griffiths has spoken of the terrifying scenes he witnessed after two bombs exploded at the finishing line of the Boston Marathon.
Summary: TV footage shows the exact moment two explosions happened near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon.
Hong Kong, Rabi'I 13, 1433, February 05, 2012, SPA -- A 26-year-old man died after collapsing Sunday near the finishing line of a Hong Kong marathon, organizers said according to dpa.
A DRAG racer died yesterday when he crashed as he crossed the finishing line.