from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Extra play added to determine the winner of a tied game, often with the victory awarded to the first to score.
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Instantaneous, unexpecteddeath not caused by violence.
- noun sports The
climaxof a game, in which the next team to score instantlywins; often in an extra period of time following a tieat the end of the regular period of play.
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- noun (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf
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