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race·track

 (rās′trăk′)
n. Sports
A usually oval, specially surfaced course on which races are held.

racetrack

(ˈreɪsˌtræk)
n
1. (Motor Racing) a circuit or course, esp an oval one, used for motor racing, speedway, etc
2. (Horse Racing) chiefly Also called: racecourse US and Canadian a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between rails, and with starting and finishing points marked upon it, over which horses are raced
3. (Individual Sports, other than specified) chiefly Also called: racecourse US and Canadian a long broad track, usually of grass, enclosed between rails, and with starting and finishing points marked upon it, over which horses are raced

race•track

(ˈreɪsˌtræk)

n.
1. a plot of ground, usu. oval, laid out for horse racing.
2. the course for any race.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.racetrack - a course over which races are runracetrack - 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
Translations
حَلْبَةُ السَّبَاقمَسْلَك سِباق الخَيْل
závodní dráhadostihová dráha
væddeløbsbaneracerbane
kilparataravirata
trkalište
レーストラック競馬場
경주 코스경주장
pretekárska dráha
dirkalna steza
kapplöpningsbana
ลู่ที่ใช้แข่งขันความเร็วสนามแข่ง
đường đuatrường đua ngựa

racetrack

[ˈreɪstræk] N (for runners) → pista f; (for horses) → hipódromo m; (for cars) → circuito m de carreras; (for cycles) → velódromo m

racetrack

[ˈreɪstræk] n
(for car and cycle races)piste f
(US) (= racecourse) → champ m de courses

racetrack

[ˈreɪsˌtræk] n (for horses) (Aut) → pista

race1

(reis) noun
a competition to find who or which is the fastest. a horse race.
verb
1. to (cause to) run in a race. I'm racing my horse on Saturday; The horse is racing against five others.
2. to have a competition with (someone) to find out who is the fastest. I'll race you to that tree.
3. to go etc quickly. He raced along the road on his bike.
ˈracer noun
a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.
ˈracecourse noun
(a place with) a course over which horse races are run.
ˈracehorse noun
a horse bred and used for racing.
ˈracetrack noun
(a place with) a course over which races are run by cars, dogs, athletes etc.
ˈracing-car noun
a car specially designed and built for racing.
a race against time
a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time.
the races
a meeting for horse-racing.

racetrack

حَلْبَةُ السَّبَاق dostihová dráha, závodní dráha racerbane, væddeløbsbane Rennbahn ιππόδρομος, πίστα αγώνων hipódromo, pista de carreras kilparata, ravirata champ de courses, piste trkalište ippodromo, pista レーストラック, 競馬場 경주 코스, 경주장 racebaan racerbane, veddeløpsbane tor wyścigowy hipódromo, pista de corridas беговая дорожка, трек kapplöpningsbana ลู่ที่ใช้แข่งขันความเร็ว, สนามแข่ง yarış parkuru, yarış pisti đường đua, trường đua ngựa 赛马场, 跑道
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