(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
a contest of speed
the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
compete in a race
cause to move fast or to rush or race
to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
Company; herd; breed.
A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
Hence: the act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the portland race; the race of alderney.
The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.