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  • n. Plural form of finisher.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • If no candidate wins more than 50 percent in the first round of voting, a second-round runoff between the top two finishers is scheduled for the end of November.

    Ivory Coast Election Has Divided Country on Edge

  • There were only 77 finishers from a starting field of 132.

    Leipheimer wins Tour of California; Hincapie takes final stage

  • But a top-three finish puts a skier at the front of the line for the remaining Olympic berths, and the tiebreaker among top-three finishers is "best World Cup finish." - Athlete of the Week Dawson lands clutch flips

  • The second occurred when the tied candidates failed to collect a majority of the votes; in this situation they had to compete in a runoff of the top five finishers from the original vote.

    How Jefferson Counted Himself In

  • But, definitely the finishers are a higher class of knitter.


  • It is true, as above, that in the original dress, as a piece of cloth or drugget, or stuff, comes out of the hand of the maker, it does not show itself as it really is, nor what it should and ought to show: thus far these people are properly called finishers of the manufactures, and their work is not lawful only, but it is a doing justice to the manufacture.

    The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)

  • Fight fans love finishers, which is probably a big reason why

  • The Malaysian funded outfit had two of its cars classified as finishers in Bahrain when others faltered, and Heikki Kovalainen was only one of two among the rookie teams who completed the Australian GP, well ahead of HRT's Karun Chandhok.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • Radio's Dick Johnson within hearing distance calling the finishers in, many were misjudging the strength of the tide, going from close-hauled laylines on starboard, to full-blown reaches in a desperate effort to tuck behind the yellow Alpha mark off the Royal Yacht Squadron.

    YBW News

  • With only 20 teams classified as finishers in the weekend rally, the all-gravel series has long been the envy of off-shore competitors who revere in New Zealand's classic style of fast flowing road for testing the mettle of man and machine.



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