Origin of racer
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Examples from the Web for racer
Teams generally race in a relay format with one racer always on the road.
Teams may put more than one racer on the road at a time if they feel it will be advantageous.
Tension was high in Maranello, Italy, where Schumacher brought Ferrari to the podium in F1 racing more than any other racer.Formula 1 Champion Michael Schumacher In Coma After Ski Accident
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 30, 2013
Only then would a racer likely get a chance at a World Cup berth, from the very back of the start list.Skiing Prodigy Mikaela Shiffrin Looks Ahead to Sochi
December 1, 2013
One mistake could injure not just the racer but his competitors, as well.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis?
November 13, 2013
The tortoise in the right road will beat a racer in the wrong.Self-Help
The Blanchita is a light craft, and skims over the water like a racer.Four Young Explorers
He instantly ordered the Racer to be got under weigh to go in search of them.The Three Midshipmen
Each time he essayed it, the other racer swerved in front and cut off the road.From the Car Behind
Eleanor M. Ingram
Kingdon could drive the car home and Hebler could run the racer.Penny of Top Hill Trail
Belle Kanaris Maniates
- a person, animal, or machine that races
- a turntable used to traverse a heavy gun
- any of several long slender nonvenomous North American snakes of the colubrid genus Coluber and related genera, such as C. lateralis (striped racer)
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Word Origin and History for racer
1640s of persons; 1793 of vehicles, agent noun from race (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper