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Heats

Meanings and phrases

heats were held

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Three heats were held, with even swimmers at each.
  • Two heats were held, eight swimmers swam in each.
  • Two heats were held with eight swimmers in each.

qualifying heats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Caluag was eliminated after the qualifying heats.
  • The races consist of several four lap qualifying heats that eliminate slower drivers.
  • She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100 m event and she was eliminated after the qualifying heats.

preliminary heats

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both Waddell and Müller won all of their preliminary heats leading up to the Olympic finals.
  • Han failed to qualify for the final, as she placed thirty-second overall in the preliminary heats.
  • She placed twenty-fourth in the preliminary heats, and did not advance further into the semifinals.

heats up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The atmosphere heats up and they end up sleeping together.
  • A Love Triangle that heats up the story.
  • The core then shrinks, heats up, and develops a strong temperature gradient.

heats advanced

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fastest five athletes in each of the two heats advanced to the Final Round.
  • There were two heats; the eight swimmers with the fastest times from those two heats advanced to the final.
  • Thursday 13 August 1936: The fastest three in each heat and the fastest from across the heats advanced to the semi-finals.
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