Pronunciation: rāst
v. t.1.To raze.
n.1.A root.
Race ginger
ginger in the root, or not pulverized.
1.The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
The whole race of mankind.
- Shak.
Whence the long race of Alban fathers come.
- Dryden.
2.Company; herd; breed.
3.(Bot.) A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
4.Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
Is it [the wine] of the right race ?
- Massinger.
5.Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
And now I give my sensual race the rein.
- Shak.
Some . . . great race of fancy or judgment.
- Sir W. Temple.
1.A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
2.Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
3.Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
The race is not to the swift.
- Eccl. ix. 11.
I wield the gauntlet, and I run the race.
- Pope.
4.Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
My race of glory run, and race of shame.
- Milton.
5.A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
6.The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
7.(Mach.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
Race cloth
a cloth worn by horses in racing, having pockets to hold the weights prescribed.
Race course
a - The path, generally circular or elliptical, over which a race is run
b - Same as Race way, below.
Race cup
a cup given as a prize to the victor in a race.
Race glass
a kind of field glass.
Race horse
a - A horse that runs in competition; specifically, a horse bred or kept for running races
b - A breed of horses remarkable for swiftness in running
c - (Zool.) The steamer duck
d - (Zool.) A mantis.
Race knife
a cutting tool with a blade that is hooked at the point, for marking outlines, on boards or metals, as by a pattern, - used in shipbuilding.
Race saddle
a light saddle used in racing.
Race track
a - Same as Race course (a), above.
Race way
the canal for the current that drives a water wheel.
v. i.1.To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
[imp. & p. p. Raced (rāst); p. pr. & vb. n. Racing (rā"sĭng).]
2.(Steam Mach.) To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
v. t.1.To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
2.To run a race with.
Noun1.Racerace - any competition; "the race for the presidency"
2.race - people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
3.race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
4.race - the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
5.race - (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
Synonyms: subspecies
6.race - a canal for a current of water
Synonyms: raceway
Verb1.race - step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
2.race - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
Synonyms: run
3.race - to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
4.race - cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
Synonyms: rush
(programming)RACE - Requirements Acquisition and Controlled Evolution.
Rowbased ASCII Compatible Encoding (ASCII, Internet, DOMAIN, VeriSign/NSI) To dream that you are in a race, signifies that others are envious of your achievements and want it for themselves. If you win the race, then it denotes that you will overcome your competitors. Alternatively, this dream may also be an indication for you to slow down or take a different course in life. Often this dream can reveal your competitive nature and how you tend to measure yourself against others.Le Mans, accelerate, adolescent stream, affiliation, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air race, animal kingdom, apparentation, aqueduct, arroyo, automobile race, beck, bed, bicycle race, birth, blood, bloodline, boat race, boat-race, boil, bolt, bourn, bout, bracket, braided stream, branch, brand, breed, brood, brook, brooklet, bundle, burn, burst, burst of speed, bustle, canal, canter, career, cast, caste, category, channel, character, charge, chase, chute, class, color, common ancestry, community, compete with, concourse, confluence, conflux, consanguinity, contention, contest of speed, crack on, creek, creek bed, crick, cross-country race, crosscurrent, culture, culvert, current, dart, dash off, dash on, dead run, decathlon, defluxion, deme, denomination, derby, derivation, descent, description, designation, direct line, distaff side, division, dog race, dogtrot, donga, double-header, double-time, doubles, downflow, downpour, drag race, drift, driftage, drive, dry bed, endurance race, estate, ethnic group, event, extraction, family, feather, female line, festinate, filiation, flank speed, flat-out speed, fling, flow, flowing, flowing stream, fluency, flume, flurry, flutter, fluviation, flux, fly, footrace, forced draft, form, foursome, fresh, freshet, full gallop, gain ground, gallop, game, games of chance, genre, gens, genus, get going, get moving, gill, go, grade, grain, group, grouping, gulch, gully, gullyhole, gush, hand gallop, hare, haste, head, heading, headlong rush, headrace, heat, heavy right foot, helter-skelter, hie, high lope, hop to it, horse-race, house, hump, hump it, hurdle race, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry-scurry, hurtle, hustle, ilk, inflow, irrigation ditch, jog trot, kidney, kill, kin, kind, kindred, label, lap, lash, lazy stream, leap, level, line, line of descent, lope, lose no time, lot, make, make haste, male line, manner, marathon, marathon race, mark, match race, matriclan, maximum speed, meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, mill run, millrace, millstream, mold, motorcycle race, move quickly, moving road, nation, nationality, nature, navigable river, nullah, number, obstacle race, onrush, onward course, open the throttle, open throttle, order, outflow, patriclan, pentathlon, people, persuasion, phratry, phyle, phylum, pick up speed, pigeonhole, plant kingdom, play, play-off, plunge, position, post, potato race, predicament, press on, push on, put on, put on steam, quicken, race with, racecourse, racing stream, rally, rank, rating, regatta, relay, relay race, rev, rip, rivalry, river, river bed, riverway, rivulet, road race, rubric, run a race, rundle, runlet, runnel, runoff, rush, rush through, sack race, scamper, scoot, scour, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, section, seed, sept, set, shape, shoot, side, sike, singles, skedaddle, sluice, society, sort, spate, spear side, species, speech community, speed up, speedway race, spill stream, spillbox, spillway, spindle side, sport, sprint, sprint race, spurt, stamp, station, status, stem, step lively, step on it, step up, stirps, stock-car race, stratum, stream action, stream bed, streamlet, streamway, stripe, style, subdivision, subgroup, suborder, subterranean river, succession, surge, swash, swash channel, sword side, tailrace, tear, the like of, the likes of, the turf, three-legged race, threesome, tide, title, torch race, totem, track, track race, trend, tribe, trot, twosome, type, undercurrent, undertow, variety, wadi, walk, water carrier, water channel, water flow, water furrow, water gap, water gate, watercourse, waterway, waterworks, wide-open speed, yacht race, zip
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