Definition of Racing

1. Noun. The sport of engaging in contests of speed.

Specialized synonyms: Auto Racing, Car Racing, Boat Racing, Camel Racing, Greyhound Racing, Horse Racing
Generic synonyms: Athletics, Sport
Examples of category: Stretch
Derivative terms: Race

Definition of Racing

1. Noun. The sport of competing in races. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of race) ¹

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Definition of Racing

1. the sport of engaging in contests of speed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Racing

1. From Race, Racing crab, an ocypodian. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing

racing (current term)
racing boat
racing car
racing certainty
racing circuit
racing crab
racing gig
racing green
racing jack
racing jacks
racing shell
racing skate
racing skiff
racing start

Literary usage of Racing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"Horses and Horse-racing;an useful brochure for all interested on horse and ... Gd. 5377 racing reminiscences : Some memories of the great game. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The passage of the racing law in New York State marked the opening of a new era. Supreme even over the Jockey Club is a State racing Commission of three, ..."

3. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1902)
"WOMAN SUFFRAGE, HORSE racing AND MONEY. Question. ... The good people object to racing because of the betting, but bad people, like myself, object to the ..."

4. The Political Code of the State of New York by David Dudley Field, William Curtis Noyes, Alexander Warfield Bradford, New York (State). (1860)
"racing forbidden. 776. Duty of officers of justice. 777. ... racing in vicinity of a court. § 775. All racing or trial of speed between horses racing r ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"Four-oared racing-boat. usually built of cedar or mahogany, and beautifully finished and fitted like a state barge. and stern-post are then marked (see b, ..."

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