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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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Since settling at 22 teams of nine cyclists in 2010, there have been on average 165 finishers.
Top finishers in the Enervon Activ 21K category were Emerson Ortiz, Marlon Enrigan, Jobar Jay Chan, Kristine Schulz, Mercy Bayban and Avee Coleen Isidro.
8220;Every task is challenging enough to keep students engaged and happy, and fun enough to make others want to finish their work faster so they can participate; and the teachers get to enjoy seeing early finishers on-task completing activities directly aligned with the Common Core.
all great players, all fantastic talents and top finishers in their own ways, but none were as accomplished as Rushie at putting the ball in the back of the net.
The second-place finishers also represented the Hill--Interactive Convenience Electronics in the undergrad division and BiologicsMD in the graduate division.
AMAA's fabled marathoner and leading finisher Mark Courtney who has run Boston every year since 1980 gave evidence to the ideal racing conditions.
Statistics, produced ahead of the publication of its full Business Pointers next month, show the top third of intensive and extensive finishers are able to produce one kilo of beef for pounds 1.
WHAT does a career as a bookbinder or print finisher involve?
Potato Finishers are available in All American (White Cheddar sauce with chives, sharp cheddar cheese, real bacon crumbles); Cheddar Broccoli (cheddar broccoli sauce, Monterrey Jack cheese, bacon); and Au Gratin (cheddar au gratin sauce, Monterrey Jack cheese, seasoned bread crumbs).
Among the notable riders are Top 2006 Tour de France finishers Thor Hushovd, Jens Voigt, Michael Rasmussen, Matteo Tosatto, Michael Rogers and Levi Leipheimer; top Giro d'Italia finishers Ivan Basso and Franco Pellizotti; 2006 world champion medalists Paolo Bettini, Fabian Cancellara and Dave Zabriskie.
The American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society, the Metal Finishing Suppliers Association, and the National Association of Metal Finishers approved the reorganization of their groups into the National Association for Surface Finishing--NASF--starting Jan.
After the national anthem and Pledge of Allegiance, the races were underway, with members of the Marine Corps bringing up the rear to support the last finishers in each group.
Binswanger/Klatskin was the sole broker in the sale of a 62,000 s/f industrial, light assembly facility acquired by QPS Die Cutters & Finishers, Inc.
As shown in the diagram, we set up with two basic groups: one made up of perimeter players and defenders and the other of Finishers (post men).
I have been privileged to play alongside some truly great finishers at the top level with Tottenham, but Dougie is certainly one of the best I've seen.