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Synonyms for finisher

(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game

a racing driver who finishes a race

a painter who applies a finishing coat

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a worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process

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a race car that finishes a race

an animal that wins in a contest of speed

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Customers are highly sensitive to feed costs during the finisher stage, given this is the time during a hog's life when approximately 70 percent of its feed is consumed," said Brooke Humphrey, Cargill Animal Nutrition's global swine technology director.
The Early Finisher Board and 180 task cards can be utilized in various ways in your classroom.
The top five finishers from the London Olympics will challenge defending champion LaShawn Merritt for the men's 400-meter title in the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on Saturday.
The working principle of the Hosokawa Finisher is based on impact and friction effects of a high speed rotor running over a screen assembly.
Anyway, the stat got me thinking about who were the most natural finishers I ever played alongside.
Amy Rice was the Mustangs' top female finisher, placing 32nd in 20:48.
First Over-50 finisher was Rob Pollard in 19th place overall, while David Bell from Redcar was first Over-60 man home.
The Finisher keeps his hands up and, upon receiving the ball, shields it from X with his body, then drops and finishes with a two-foot power layup.
Freedman's Crystal Palace team-mate, Dean Austin, insists the 27-year-old uncapped Glaswegian is the third best finisher he's ever played with - behind only Jurgen Klinsmann and Teddy Sheringham.
In the men's professional division, Mathias Hecht (Willisau, Switzerland) finished second with a time of 8:16:57, followed by third-place finisher Thomas Gerlach (Madison, Wisconsin) with a time of 8:28:16
James Sones of Banning on a Honda XR650R was the fastest solo finisher.
Third placed Craig Noble from NYP Triathletes was the first over-30 finisher.
A minimum finisher will drive the sled with a flat back and wide base for 100 yards.
He was joined by second-place finisher Puerto Rican Adrian Rodriguez and third-pace finisher Matt Flaherty from Bloomington, IN.
It's such a great feeling to finally win a (sectional) title as a team,'' said Murakami, who clocked 17 minutes, 13 seconds on the three-mile course to finish two seconds behind first-place finisher Kauren Tarver from Serrano of Phelan.