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1.A fenced passageway in a stockyard through which animals pass singly for branding, loading, washing, etc.
2.A smooth ring-shaped groove or guide in which a ball bearing or roller bearing runs.
3.A water channel, especially one built to lead water to or from a point where its energy is utilized, as in a mill or mine.
‘Still visible is the mill water race and base of the chimney.'
‘Roads were formed and water races constructed for gold mining and the irrigation that would lead to the prosperity that would follow.'
4.A strong or rapid current flowing through a narrow channel in the sea or a river.
‘The Crew dropped anchor in the hope of keeping out of the tide race, which is very strong between the Isle of Eynhallow and Mainland.'
‘The sea was grey and the tide race choppy, but it was beautiful, in a wild way.'
‘The rescue proved timely, as the area is prone to large tidal races.'
‘The current will pick up and carry you out and round the point, through the area of the tidal race.'
‘angling for tuna in turbulent tidal races'
5.The course of the sun or moon through the heavens.
‘the industrious sun already half his race hath run'
6.A situation in which individuals or groups compete to be first to achieve a particular objective.
‘The race to land a human on the Moon may be over, but the race to discover and tap its resources is just beginning.'
‘The area is crowded with vendors, big and small, all jockeying for position in the race to gain market share.'
‘There have been many books about Apollo, a high proportion by the contestants in the race to the moon.'
‘There will also be a race for the deputy leadership.'
‘the race for nuclear power'
7.A series of races for horses or dogs, held at a fixed time on a set course.
‘My first trip to the races was probably one of the most fun trips for me.'
‘For many, the day was a chance to have a family trip out and children seemed to be enjoying the excitement of the races as much as the adults and some were even picking out winners.'
‘Even the rain did not dampen the appetites of visitors, who have indulged in the traditional chief activities of the races - eating and drinking.'
‘This ride has been a huge part of our preparation for the races over the past several years.'
‘Our ten grand prize finalists and their guests were treated to a VIP day at the races, each excited by the fact that they were in with a one in ten chance of winning a sleek new car.'
8.A competition between runners, horses, vehicles, etc. to see which is the fastest in covering a set course.
‘Events varied from 20-km solo and team time trials to cross-country races, a hill climb and a dirt criterium.'
‘Since then there have been 13 Olympic or world championship 100m races and 39 medals won.'
‘Now whether he has the horses to run the race is a whole other story.'
‘The final two races at Hawthorne Race Course on Wednesday were cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.'
‘Hill started from pole position and won the race'
9.(in weaving) the channel along which the shuttle moves.
1.(in weaving) the channel along which the shuttle moves.
‘I slid to the ground, my heart racing and the adrenaline pulsing through my system.'
2.(of a person's heart or pulse) beat faster than usual because of fear or excitement.
‘His heart was racing with excitement, and he tried to think rapidly if he had anything planned for the day.'
3.Compete with another or others to see who is fastest at covering a set course or achieving an objective.
‘the vet took blood samples from the horses before they raced'
‘two drivers raced each other through a housing estate'
‘Early in the season, Marlin correctly identified his team's shortcomings as qualifying and racing on road courses.'
‘My only concern was that it is always tricky to race on such a course against older horses.'
‘He has now raced round the national Course three times and his finishing figures read 1, 1, and 2.'
4.Compete regularly in races as a sport or leisure activity.
‘next year, he raced again for the team'
‘His 45 ft yacht is docked in the Hamble, and raced regularly at Cowes Week and in the Mediterranean.'
‘Petty says the group of drivers he raced with elevated the sport to a new level.'
‘Blind member Derek Pritchard, has raced regularly this year.'
‘He is still racing regularly and has no plans to retire.'
5.Prepare and enter (an animal or vehicle) for races.
‘he raced his three horses simply for the fun of it'
‘I've always raced motorcycles in some form or another, but I've always liked drag racing.'
‘From this was born the tradition of dragon boat racing, as people living in South China made it an annual event, racing boats to commemorate that day.'
‘Sumek, whose family owns Lenco transmissions, has raced the car sporadically the last couple of years.'
‘Roden then decided to race a car in the Ferrari Challenge Series in 2000.'
6.Move or progress swiftly or at full speed.
‘I raced into the house'
‘she spoke automatically, while her mind raced ahead'
‘Eight fire engines raced to the scene and set about tackling the blaze which firefighters said covered almost 30 acres of the field.'
‘Jeff and Kelli laughed, then raced out of the room.'
‘Aidan sprang to his feet and raced off down the hallway.'
7.Operate or cause to operate at excessive speed.
‘the truck came to rest against a tree with its engine racing'
‘The driver simply races the engine, trying harder to get away.'
‘While sitting on the bike and racing the engine, he felt the motorcycle accidentally slipping into gear.'
‘Kevin's Kurdish driver, Adnan, had raced his engine and clogged up the carburetor of his Nissan.'
8.(of a person's heart or pulse) beat faster than usual because of fear or excitement.
‘She looked towards the door, her heart racing with fear.'
‘Deep blue eyes stare at me, cold and hard, and my heart is racing with fear.'
‘I stopped pacing and started running feebly, my heart now racing in fear, the sounds in the woods growing incredibly loud and frightening.'
1.(of a person's heart or pulse) beat faster than usual because of fear or excitement.
‘Specimens identified as three separate species, based primarily on filament diameter and cell size, were determined to be polyploid races of a single species.'
2.A population within a species that is distinct in some way, especially a subspecies.
‘The Mendelian genetics of mimetic color patterns in Heliconius have been well studied using crosses between races and species.'
‘Based on these specimens, the races of two species of buttonquail were revised and five new subspecies described.'
3.Each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics.
‘people of all races, colours, and creeds'
‘The fact that I've grown up in an ethnically diverse society and had friends of all colours, races and religions doesn't seem to matter.'
‘They are a distinct race, being of light skin and Caucasian features.'
‘We belonged to the only race on earth more arrogant and sure of itself than Swedes.'
‘Different races clearly have different physical characteristics, but the case for a generalised superiority of one race over the other is weak.'
4.The fact or condition of belonging to a racial division or group; the qualities or characteristics associated with this.
‘Like gender, race and racial discourse played a key role in the health discourse.'
‘People of mixed race are being excluded from society and face prejudice from both sides.'
‘We found, in fact, that the teachers repeatedly shifted the focus from race to socioeconomic status.'
‘It is possible that a study of gender and race might reveal that racial identity was more muted and class affinity bolder.'
‘On the other hand, it also means that many whites simply don't know the facts about race today.'
5.A group of people sharing the same culture, history, language, etc.; an ethnic group.
‘we Scots were a bloodthirsty race then'
‘They sought to weld the country's diverse ethnicities into a Brazilian race defined in historical and cultural terms.'
‘Christina had thought the German Swiss a hard unsympathetic race.'
‘We are trying to find out why the British as a race find it amazingly funny to take their clothes off.'
‘For Barres, this constituted a menace to the French nation, indeed to the French race, for it was a German ideology.'
6.A population within a species that is distinct in some way, especially a subspecies.
‘people have killed so many tigers that two races are probably extinct'
‘This may be due, at least in part, to the differential sampling of races in the two subspecies, or it may reflect a real difference in allele frequencies.'
7.A group or set of people or things with a common feature or features.
‘the upper classes thought of themselves as a race apart'
‘He rejected environmental factors and claimed to have discovered a race of ‘born criminals', who were marked out by certain cranial and facial irregularities.'
‘Forget stockies or naturally reproducing brown trout, saltwater sea trout are a race apart.'
‘As a matter of fact isn't ‘redneck' a word used in disdain to describe a race and class of people?'
‘They treat the elderly like they treat travellers or gays or ethnic groups or women or whoever as a race apart, not as normal citizens.'
8.(in non-technical use) each of the major divisions of living creatures.
‘a member of the human race'
‘the race of birds'
‘The ultimate goal of work is to provide a decent life for all members of the human race.'
‘Individuals possess these capacities in varying degrees, but they are part of the universal genetic inheritance of the human race.'
‘From very early on in my childhood - four, five years old - I felt alien to the human race.'
9.A group of people descended from a common ancestor.
‘a prince of the race of Solomon'
‘These racists believed that not all races of humans had descended from Adam and Eve.'
‘two coursers of ethereal race'
‘This was the only race with clear root injuries and chlorosis of the leaves, both commonly regarded as symptoms of Al toxicity.'