Definition of Racing start

1. Noun. The start of a race.

Generic synonyms: Start
Specialized synonyms: Flying Start, Running Start

Lexicographical Neighbors of Racing Start

racinesses
racing
racing-car
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 (current term)
racing thoughts
racing yacht
racingly
racings
racino
racinos
raciology
racism
racisms
racist
racistly
racists
rack
rack-mountable

Literary usage of Racing start

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

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"The air comes sweet, and free from heat, Like the breath my boyhood drew, All fresh to the heart, on a racing start, When o'er Harrow's hills we flew. ..."

2. The Crown of Wild Olive: Four Lectures on Work, Traffic, War and the Future by John Ruskin (1895)
"In boxing, you must hit fair; in racing, start fair. Your English watchword is " fair-//aj>," your English hatred, ..."

3. The Crown of Wild Olive by John Ruskin (1882)
"In boxing, you must hit fair ; in racing, start fair. Your English watchword is ' fair-play,' your English hatred, foul-play. Did it never strike you that ..."

4. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1903)
"In boxing, you must hit fair; in racing, start fair. Your English watchword is " fair-/>/aj," your English hatred, " foul-play. ..."

5. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"In your lightest games, you have always some one to see what you call " fair-play." In boxing, you must hit fair; in racing, start fair. ..."

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