the sport of engaging in contests of speed
The sport of competing in races.
a. & n. from Race, v. t. & i
A sport race is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock or to a specific point. The competitors in a race try to complete a given task in the shortest amount of time. Typically this involves traversing some distance, but it can be any other task involving speed to reach a specific goal. A race may be run continuously from start to finish or may be made of several segments called heats, stages or legs. A heat is usually run over the same course at different times. A stage is a shorter section of a much longer course or a time trial. Early records of races are evident on pottery from ancient Greece, which depicted running men vying for first place. A chariot race is described in Homer's Iliad.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'racing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4069
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'racing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3954
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The numerical value of racing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of racing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The way money goes so fast these days, they should paint racing stripes on it.
Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports. . . all others are games.
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
There is so much to do outside of racing, i have made enough money that I don't need to make any more money in my life but I will continue( racing).
The amazing thing is, to think at this time last year, I wasn't even going to be racing, and now I'm sitting here and I'm about to go into my second season at IndyCar with A.J. Foyt Racing.
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