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finisher

fi ni sher

  • n  (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
  • n  a racing driver who finishes a race
  • n  a painter who applies a finishing coat
  • n  a worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process
  • n  a race car that finishes a race
  • n  an animal that wins in a contest of speed

  • Along with Australia's Peter Norman, the second-place finisher, they mounted the victory pedestal to receive their medals.
  • The proud finisher of 20 marathons, Bremer was a distance runner thrown into a sprint, a mad 13-month dash to try to create a new government and something approaching stability .
  • The proud finisher of 20 marathons, Bremer was a distance runner thrown into a sprint, a mad 13-month dash to try to create a new government and something approaching stability out .
News & Articles

  • Idol chatter: Talking with James Durbin
    Fourth-place finisher two years ago on former winners and what Idol meant to him.
    June 22, 2013 - U-T San Diego
  • Replay: Transition 101 Clinic With Andy Potts
    Get T1 and T2 advice from the former Olympian, 70.3 world champion and top-10 Kona finisher this morning.
    June 22, 2013 - Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
  • Justin Gabriel Needs to Win More WWE Matches so We Can See More of His Finisher
    Justin Gabriel's best asset is his spectacular finisher, but as he's currently one of WWE 's bottom-feeders, seeing him finish off an opponent with the 450 Splash is rare. Gabriel's trademark move begins with him standing on the top turnbuckle and then flipping forward for one-and-a-half rotations, spinning and cutting through the air like some human spacecraft. It's a move that helped Gabriel ...
    June 20, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Arsene Wenger in SkySports
    I am not surprised because he is a player who has good timing with his runs and he is a clinical finisher,Wenger said on Sky Sports News. "I always believed that he will be a fantastic player. I know he can score goals. For me, the most...
  • Andrew Strauss in AFP
    The great thing about Morgy is he is a finisher but he does it in an aggressive manner as well, and that puts opposition captains under pressure,Strauss said of his Middlesex colleague.
  • Didier Cuche in ESPN
    It was really close and I can't really understand why I was slow on the finish part,Cuche said. "Normally, I'm a good finisher. But when I saw the crowd really quiet down here, I knew that was not like I wanted. I'm going to enjoy the...

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