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in general, any very close finish; in particular, a finish of a race in which the contestants are so close together that the winner must be determined from a photograph taken at the instant of finishing photo finish
instant of time point , point in time
computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival predictor
(physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium wavefront , wave front
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