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(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species

the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

a canal for a current of water

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to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others

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cause to move fast or to rush or race

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I know his health is broken, and I believe he is going to run this race at his own proper peril.
He looked round the broad ashen path on which the race was to be run, conscious that he had a secret interest in it which it was unutterably repugnant to him to feel.
"But, you will tell me, our race have equal rights to mingle in the American republic as the Irishman, the German, the Swede.
"To the Anglo-Saxon race has been intrusted the destinies of the world, during its pioneer period of struggle and conflict.
The race divergence under the system of miseducation was fast getting wider.
But to teach the Negro to do skilful work, as men of all the races that have risen have worked,--responsible work, which IS education and character; and most of all when Negroes so teach Negroes to do this that they will teach others with a missionary zeal that puts all ordinary philanthropic efforts to shame,--this is to change the whole economic basis of life and the whole character of a people.
I felt that the human race of Pelluci-dar had little to fear from these gorilla-men.
It was at about this time that I sighted a number of the half-naked warriors of the human race of Pellucidar.
"I've had enough of the races. I don't want to lose all the money I've won, and I've got to work when the weather is bright, instead of--"
She saw instead the long line of men of many races, stripped to the waist and toiling as though for their lives under a tropical sun, she saw the great brown water-jars passed down the line, men fainting beneath the burning sun and their places taken by others.
Answer it and don't worry about anything just before the race. Bonne chance," he added, smiling and he moved away from him.
"Come tomorrow to the messroom," said Vronsky, and squeezing him by the sleeve of his coat, with apologies, he moved away to the center of the race course, where the horses were being led for the great steeplechase.
"Then why not race with the Sawhorse?" enquired the Scarecrow.
The doctrine of the origin of our several domestic races from several aboriginal stocks, has been carried to an absurd extreme by some authors.
For other ages no noticeable change took place in the race of Mahars.