chequered flag

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In motor racing, an official waves a black and white chequered flag to signify the end of the race.

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chequered flag (plural chequered flags)

  1. (motor racing) A black-and-white chequered flag which signifies the end of a race.
  2. (motor racing) A victory in a race.
    Honda got their changes right, as Button beat De la Rosa to the chequered flag by 30.8 seconds-[1]

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