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Tiebreaker

A random character assigned to a matchcode to prevent duplicate codes. This is important when matchcodes are derived from personal information such as addresses or zip codes in which repetitions are probable. A tiebreaker is also called a unique character.
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This Part identifies three common tiebreaking strategies--continuation, designation, and disposition--and evaluates each strategy's potential to resolve OJDs in a satisfactory manner.
Both won three games and lost one, but CRAY BLITZ was awarded second place based on tiebreaking points.
The Heat never trailed after Goran Dragic made a steal that led to Tyler Johnson's tiebreaking 3-pointer to make it 38-35 with just under 4 1/2 minutes left in the first half.
He cast a tiebreaking vote Tuesday on a revised development agreement between the city and the developer, Shodeen Inc.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 36 points and hit a tiebreaking 22-foot jumper with 7.
The Bolts, having beaten all the teams which will figure in the tie, will wind up with the superior quotient and the side which will have the second best tiebreaking record will advance opposite Meralco in the KO match.
Louis, Brandon Moss broke out of a lengthy slump with a tiebreaking home run and Aledmys Diaz connected in his return to the starting lineup, leading the Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 4-2.
That means Vice President Joe Biden would become the 101st senator, with a tiebreaking vote.
BOSTON -- Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Russia's Lidia Tomnikova is ranked first, according to the Swiss tiebreaking system.
But his Texas Rangers didn't win the game until the bottom of the ninth with two outs when the Rangers got the tiebreaking run.