drag race

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drag race

A race between two cars to determine which can accelerate faster from a standstill.

[From drag, an automobile (slang).]

drag racer n.
drag racing n.

drag race

(Motor Racing) a type of motor race in which specially built or modified cars or motorcycles are timed over a measured course
drag racer n
drag racing n

drag′ race`

a race between two or more automobiles starting from a standstill, the winner being the car that can accelerate the fastest.
drag′ rac`er, n.
drag′ rac`ing, n.
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