Dead Heat

A race to be run again between two horses that have “tied.” A heat is that part of a race run without stopping. One, two, or more heats make a race. A dead heat is a heat which goes for nothing.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Dead Heat from Fact Monster:

  • Ralph Nader - Biography - Biography of consumer advocate and presidential hopeful Ralph Nader.
  • France: History, Geography, Government, and Culture - Information on France — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well as a map and the national flag.
  • News of the Nation, 2007 - News of the nation in 2007 from Iraq to the presidential election.|News of the nation in 2007 from Iraq to the presidential election

Related Content