Definition of Sudden death

1. Noun. (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf.

Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Extra Time, Overtime



Definition of Sudden death

1. Noun. Instantaneous, unexpected death not caused by violence. ¹

2. Noun. (sports) The climax of a game, in which the next team to score instantly wins; often in an extra period of time following a tie at the end of the regular period of play. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Sudden death

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"... closing the abdominal peritoneum and bringing the stump external to it. TRIPLE PREGNANCY ; sudden death IN LABOR ; EXTRACTION OF THE CHILDREN. ..."

2. A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of by Sherwin Cody (1903)
"SECTION II — THE VISION OF sudden death WHAT is to be taken as the ... It is remarkable that, in different conditions of society, sudden death has been ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1840)
"It is this class of women who ought always to be preferred as nurses. MEDICAL PATHOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS. On the causes of sudden Death. ..."

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