pace lap

[ peys ]
/ peɪs /

noun

a lap before the beginning of an auto race for warming up the engines and giving the field a moving start.

Nearby words

  1. pacchionian body,
  2. pacchionian depression,
  3. pace,
  4. pace bowler,
  5. pace car,
  6. paced,
  7. pacefollower,
  8. pacemaker,
  9. pacemaker, artificial,
  10. pacer

Origin of pace lap

First recorded in 1970–75

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