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race·way

 (rās′wā′)
n.
1. A course or track for racing, especially harness racing.
2. A tube that encloses and protects electric wires.
3. See race2.

raceway

(ˈreɪsˌweɪ)
n
1. (Human Geography) another word for race15
2. (Motor Racing) a racetrack, esp one for banger racing
3. (Mechanical Engineering) another word (esp US) for race16

race•way

(ˈreɪsˌweɪ)

n.
1. a track on which harness races are held.
2. a channel for protecting and holding electrical wires.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raceway - a canal for a current of water
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
2.raceway - a course over which races are runraceway - a course over which races are run  
cinder track - a racetrack paved with fine cinders
course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
dirt track - a racetrack that is not paved
racing circuit, circuit - a racetrack for automobile races
speedway - a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles
stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack
velodrome - a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
inside track - the inner side of a curved racecourse
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