Definition of finishing line noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


finishing line

BrE BrE//ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ laɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪnɪʃɪŋ laɪn//
(British English) (North American English finish line) Athletics
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the line across a sports track, etc. that marks the end of a race The two horses crossed the finishing line together. See related entries: Athletics