Definition of Racing car

1. Noun. A fast car that competes in races.

Exact synonyms: Race Car, Racer
Generic synonyms: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Terms within: Cockpit
Specialized synonyms: Finisher, Stock Car
Derivative terms: Race

Definition of Racing car

1. Noun. A racecar. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing Car

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

Literary usage of Racing car

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

1. Motors and Motor-driving by Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe (1902)
"... racing car which was driven by Mr. C. Jarrott in the Paris-Berlin race of 1901, and finished eighth altogether overdone by motor-car owners. ..."

2. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1917)
"The interrelation between the aeroplane and racing-car engine and the higher-grade pleasure-car engine has been still more emphasized during the year. ..."

3. Paved Streets by Elias Lieberman (1917)
"THE racing car Meteors whiz through the waste of space, Planets course through the open sky; All the world at a blinding pace Madly whirls in a cosmic race, ..."

4. Aircraft in War and Commerce by William Hibbert Berry (1918)
"The racing car engine does all its work at practically full power, but the evenness of its torque has to be extended over very much wider ranges of speed ..."

5. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"We have seen this arrangement used very successfully on a (mall high-speed engine, the exhaust of which sounded like a high-powered racing car. ..."

6. A Manual of Petrol Motors and Motor Cars: Comprising the Designing by F. Strickland (1907)
"This is because, at the speed a racing car runs, it will have little weight ... This would not matter in a racing car, as they could be frequently replaced. ..."

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