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speed·way

 (spēd′wā′)
n.
1. A course for automobile or motorcycle racing.
2. In the early 1900s, a road designed for fast-moving traffic.

speedway

(ˈspiːdˌweɪ)
n
1. (Motor Racing)
a. the sport of racing on light powerful motorcycles round cinder tracks
b. (as modifier): a speedway track.
2. (Motor Racing) the track or stadium where such races are held
3. (Motor Racing)
a. a racetrack for cars
b. a road on which fast driving is allowed

speed•way

(ˈspidˌweɪ)

n.
1. a track on which automobile or motorcycle races are held.
2. a road for fast driving.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speedway - road where high speed driving is allowedspeedway - road where high speed driving is allowed
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
2.speedway - a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles
racecourse, racetrack, raceway, track - a course over which races are run
Translations
speedway

speedway

[ˈspiːdweɪ] N
1. (= sport) → carreras fpl de motos
2. (= track) → pista f de carreras
3. (US) → autopista f

speedway

[ˈspiːdweɪ]
n
(= sport) → speedway m, course f de motos
(= track) → piste f de speedway, piste f de course de motos
modif [champion, rider] → de speedway, de course de motos

speedway

[ˈspiːdˌweɪ] n speedway racingcorsa motociclistica su pista
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