exacta
noun Etymology: American Spanish (quiniela) exacta exact quiniela Date: 1964 perfecta

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  • EXACTA — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Exacta es una marca de cámaras fotográficas, fabricadas en Dresde, antigua República Democrática Alemana. Es considerada la inventora de la cámara Reflex, por los años 1948. También producían la marca EXA, era una… …   Wikipedia Español

  • exacta — type of horse racing bet, 1964, said to have originated in N.Y.; from EXACT (Cf. exact) …   Etymology dictionary

  • exacta — ☆ exacta [eg zak′tə, igzak′tə ] n. PERFECTA …   English World dictionary

  • exacta — /ig zak teuh/, n. 1. a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first and second place finishers in exact order. 2. a race in which such bets are made. Cf. quinella. Also called perfecta. [1960 65; ellipsis of AmerSp… …   Universalium

  • exacta — [ɪg zaktə] noun US another term for perfecta. Origin 1960s: from Amer. Sp. quiniela exacta exact quinella …   English new terms dictionary

  • exacta — ex•act•a [[t]ɪgˈzæk tə[/t]] n. pl. act•as gam spo a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first and second place finishers in exact order • Etymology: 1960–65; ellipsis of AmerSp quiniela exacta exact quinella …   From formal English to slang

  • exacta — (Also, Perfecta) A wager that picks the first two finishers in a race in the exact order of finish. (Straight Forecast in the UK.) …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • exacta — ex·ac·ta …   English syllables

  • exacta — /əgˈzæktə/ (say uhg zaktuh) noun a form of betting in which first and second placegetters must be nominated in correct order. {blend of exact + trifecta} …   Australian English dictionary

  • exacta — noun a bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order • Syn: ↑perfecta • Hypernyms: ↑bet, ↑wager …   Useful english dictionary

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