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1. A horse trained to pace.
2. Sports See pacemaker.
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1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a horse trained to move at a special gait, esp for racing
2. (General Sporting Terms) another word for pacemaker1
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(ˈpeɪ sər)

1. a person or thing that paces.
2. a standardbred horse used for pacing in harness racing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pacer - a horse used to set the pace in racingpacer - a horse used to set the pace in racing
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
2.pacer - a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
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[ˈpeɪsəʳ] N (US) (Sport) → liebre f
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