from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An additional contest or period of play designed to establish a winner among tied contestants. Also called tiebreak.

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  • n. Something that is used to pick a winner from a tied situation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer


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