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racing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Horses
racingrac‧ing1 /ˈreɪsɪŋ/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 DSHthe sport of racing horses syn horse racing 🔊 watching the racing on television 🔊 today’s racing results flat racing2 car/bike/greyhound etc racing
Examples from the Corpus
racingYou may have been single-minded about racing, but I was also tied into my work.Francis retired from racing but has built a new career as a best selling thriller writer.I learned from that outing that there is in top-level racing, as well as intelligence, a physical dimension which is vastly important.But this beautifully illustrated book also provides a wonderful series of anecdotes from Edwards' life in motor racing.Ocean racing is big business involving vast amounts of money.For a long time, Emerson simply failed to sign the contracts which would have kept him in front-rank racing.A thaw has set in and clerk of the course Ian Renton reports racing will definitely go ahead.In fact, at any circuit where racing took place, there would be a powerful presence of Bugattis.
Related topics: Sport
racingracing2 adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 DSdesigned or bred to go very fast and be used for racing 🔊 racing pigeons 🔊 a racing yacht
Examples from the Corpus
racinga racing bicycleIt's a high, like driving racing cars, flying airplanes.Competitors had to drive around the country's top racing circuits within the five-day time period.But there are no hard and fast rules about the physique of a racing cyclist.racing dogsThe couple were introduced by Steffi's racing driver brother Michael.
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