Computing

Tie

  • Tie may stand for Draw.
    e.g. The match ended in a 1-1 Tie (or Draw).
  • In the early days, the winner of a soccer game [in a round robin or league play] earns 2 points.
    The loser does not earn points.
    Teams share 1 point for a tied game.
    Conservative teams tend to play defensively to tie games rather than losing.
  • Currently, the winner of a soccer game earns 3 points.
    The loser does not earn points.
    Team share 1 point for a tied game.
    The scheme was introduced to incentivize offensive plays.
  • See also, “Tie Breaker”

Miscellaneous

  • Tie (Noun)
    Necktie
    Bow tie
    Tie string
  • Tie (verb)
    e.g. tie shoe lace

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