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race 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/rās/,
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races, plural;
  1. Compete with another or others to see who is fastest at covering a set course or achieving an objective
    • - the vet took blood samples from the horses before they raced
    • - attorneys have to think twice before they race each other to the courthouse
  2. Compete regularly in races as a sport or leisure activity
    • - the next year, he raced again for the team
  3. Prepare and enter (an animal or vehicle) in races as a sport or leisure activity
    • - he raced his three horses simply for the fun of it
  4. Move or progress swiftly or at full speed
    • - I raced into the house
    • - she spoke automatically, while her mind raced ahead
  5. (of an engine or other machinery) Operate at excessive speed
    • - the truck came to rest against a tree, its engine racing
  6. (of a person's heart or pulse) Beat faster than usual because of fear or excitement

  7. Cause to move, progress, or operate swiftly or at excessive speed
    • - she'd driven like a madwoman, racing the engine and swerving around corners
Noun
  1. Each of the major divisions of humankind, having distinct physical characteristics
    • - people of all races, colors, and creeds
  2. A group of people sharing the same culture, history, language, etc.; an ethnic group
    • - we Scots were a bloodthirsty race then
  3. The fact or condition of belonging to such a division or group; the qualities or characteristics associated with this
    • - people of mixed race
  4. A group or set of people or things with a common feature or features
    • - some male firefighters still regarded women as a race apart
  5. A population within a species that is distinct in some way, esp. a subspecies
    • - people have killed so many tigers that two races are probably extinct
  6. (in nontechnical use) Each of the major divisions of living creatures
    • - a member of the human race
    • - the race of birds
  7. A group of people descended from a common ancestor
    • - a prince of the race of Solomon
  8. Ancestry
    • - two coursers of ethereal race

  1. any competition; "the race for the presidency"
  2. rush: move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
  3. a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
  4. compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
  5. people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
  6. to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
  7. Race is an independent computer animated sci-fi action film, produced by Hyper Image, a post production and animation studio located in Glendale, California. ...
  8. Race (रेस) is a superhit 2008 Bollywood film directed by Abbas-Mustan and produced under the Tips Films banner. Released on 21 March 2008 worldwide, the film stars Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, and Katrina Kaif in pivotal roles. ...
  9. The Real Automóvil Club de España (RACE), (Royal Automobile Club of Spain) is the Spanish equivialent of the American Automobile Association(AAA) in the United States of America or the Automobile Association (AA) in the United Kingdom.
  10. The rolling-elements of a rolling-element bearing ride on races. The large race that goes into a bore is called the outer race, and the small race that the shaft rides in is called the inner race.
  11. RACE, or Rapid Amplification of cDNA Ends, is a technique used in molecular biology to obtain the full length sequence of an RNA transcript found within a cell. ...
  12. In biology, races are distinct genetically divergent populations within the same species with relatively small morphological and genetic differences. ...
  13. A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage; A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of common, genetically linked, physical characteristics, such as skin color or hair type; A population geographically separated from others of its ...
  14. (Races) Mainly Humans, Dwarves such as Orik, and one Elf- Arya.
  15. (Races) The term “race” has been changed to “tribe.”  See “Tribes,” below.
  16. (races) Also called "ball races," this is where the ball bearings rest inside bicycle components that contain bearings, such as the hubs, headset, pedals and bottom bracket. There are two ball races, one on either side of the component.
  17. (Racing) A boat is racing from her preparatory signal until she finishes and clears the finishing line and marks or retires, or until  the  race  committee  signals  a  general  recall, postponement, or abandonment.
  18. (Racing) A game that is solely based on driving.
  19. (Racing) No. 2 • CR • R2C • R3C
  20. (Racing) Players race cars, trains, planes, or spaceships against one another.
  21. (Racing) Sails that were primarily used for racing at least 50% of the time.
  22. (Racing) This type of game involves some sort of race, either against opponents (human or computer-controlled), or against the clock. ...
  23. (Racing) When skiers race against each other over a slalom or some other type of course.
  24. (Racing) Where two or more trains race each other around the circuit.
  25. (Racing) kayaks are designed for speed, and usually require substantial skill to achieve stability, due to extremely narrow hulls, though downriver racing kayaks are a hybrid style with whitewater boats.