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finish line

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  1. a line marking the end of a race.
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Origin of finish line

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for finish line

Historical Examples

  • It was still a close race between these two as the finish-line was neared.

    The Rival Campers

    Ruel Perley Smith

  • As the two machines, one white and the other red, raced toward the finish-line, the crowd grew nearly frantic.

  • But could he get around the track completely and then cross the finish-line with a margin to his credit?