Winning post

Winning post
Winning Win"ning, n. 1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition. [1913 Webster]

2. The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; -- usually in the plural. [1913 Webster]

Ye seek land and sea for your winnings. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) (a) A new opening. (b) The portion of a coal field out for working. [1913 Webster]

{Winning headway} (Mining), an excavation for exploration, in post-and-stall working.

{Winning post}, the post, or goal, at the end of a race. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Winning Post — Éditeur Koei Développeur Koei Date de sortie  Japon 14 janvier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • winning post — ► NOUN ▪ a post marking the end of a race …   English terms dictionary

  • winning post — n. a post marking the end of a racecourse …   English World dictionary

  • winning post — winning .post n [singular] BrE the place where a race ends = the finish line …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • winning post — winning ,post noun singular BRITISH the FINISH LINE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • winning post — noun the post at the end of a racecourse • Hypernyms: ↑post, ↑stake * * * noun [singular] Brit : a post that marks the end of a race * * * ˈwinning post [winning post winning posts] …   Useful english dictionary

  • winning post — a post on a racetrack, marking the goal of a race. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • winning post — noun The post that marks the end of a racecourse, sometimes equipped with a camera for recording photo finishes …   Wiktionary

  • winning post — The finishing line of a race. (Also, The Post.) …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • winning post — noun a post marking the end of a race …   English new terms dictionary