English version

photo finish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
photo finishˌphoto ˈfinish noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSthe end of a race in which the leading runners finish so close together that a photograph of it has to be examined to decide which is the winner
Examples from the Corpus
photo finishLatest polls suggest Sunday's election will be a photo finish.Here the officials checked your number and gave you your side number, for the photo finish.
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