raceway

[reys-wey]
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noun
  1. Chiefly British. a passage or channel for water, as a millrace.
  2. a racetrack on which harness races are held.
  3. Electricity. a channel for protecting and holding electrical wires and cables, especially a metal rectangular tube used for such purposes.
  4. Machinery. race1(def 11).

Origin of raceway

First recorded in 1820–30; race1 + way1
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raceway

noun
  1. another word for race 1 (def. 5)
  2. a racetrack, esp one for banger racing
  3. another word (esp US) for race 1 (def. 6)
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