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Definition of dead heat noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dead heat

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  1. 1 a result in a race when two of those taking part finish at exactly the same time
  2. 2 a situation during a race or competition, etc. when two or more people are at the same level The two candidates are in a dead heat in the polls.
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