back straight

back straight

n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a straight part of a circuit, esp of an athletics track or a racecourse, furthest from the finishing point
2. (Horse Racing) a straight part of a circuit, esp of an athletics track or a racecourse, furthest from the finishing point
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To go out in the grand coach, perched upon a doorstep; to turn to the left, twist round to the right, over roads full of ruts, where we cannot exceed a league in two hours; and then to come back straight towards the wing of the castle in which is the window of Mary de Medici, so that Madame never fails to say: `Could one believe it possible that Mary de Medici should have escaped from that window -- forty-seven feet high?
The girl stared back straight into those cruel orbs, daring not to move even a muscle.
We could find no natives to guide us, and so I simply swung back straight north.
I used to wear an iron thing to keep my back straight, but a grand doctor came from London to see me and said it was stupid.
She turned her back straight upon Miss Miller and left her to depart with what grace she might.
Eastwood pulled a goal back straight away when Paul Robinson saw his deflected shot loop over keeper Lee Harper.
Some of the early races were less than pretty, with Bees grabbing the lead when Smolinski and Allen both overhauled fast-gating ex-Bee Tomasz Piszcz on the back straight in heat two.
Rest one knee on the floor at a 90-degree angle with the other leg straight back and toe touching the floor; back straight and head level with the body.
The 4-11 hotpot slept in the boxes but made up his ground down the back straight.
The meeting was called off after a 1pm inspection yesterday revealed false patches of ground in the area near the bend out of the back straight.
It is not particularly hard on machinery Tyre allocation Medium (white) and soft (yellow) DRS zones The pits straight and the second half of the back straight Course winners taking part L Hamilton (3), F Alonso (2), N Rosberg, J Button, S Vettel, K Raikkonen Last year Lewis Hamilton led the whole race from pole position to claim his third win in a row.
Sitting position: Sit with your back straight and both feet on the floor.