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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finishing line

[ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋˌlaɪn] n (Sport) → traguardo, linea d'arrivo
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Last night her 86-mile lead over fellow Briton Mike Golding looked in doubt as weather forecasts predicted a lull in winds trapping her 100 miles from the finishing lines.
Clerk of the course Andrew Cooper said: "In the interests of fair racing we have to have two separate finishing lines, owing to the different alignment of the run-ins.