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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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If not a dominant and commanding race, they are, at least, an affectionate, magnanimous, and forgiving one.
And it would be very interesting, coming into contact with the races below us.
The race from which they sprang were crowned with a luxuriant growth of golden hair, but for many ages the present race has been entirely bald.
Thus, to sum up what we have hitherto said, in a fashion which is necessarily incomplete and mutilated, the human race has two books, two registers, two testaments: masonry and printing; the Bible of stone and the Bible of paper.
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.
Zeb called to them, "you must dig out and race until you reach those three trees you see over yonder.
Immediately the necessity for males ceased to exist--the race was no longer dependent upon them.
Nor is this strange, for Pellucidar, in its land area, is immense, while the human race there is very young and consequently far from numerous.
Coming up from the beginning, the Caspakian passes, during a single existence, through the various stages of evolution, or at least many of them, through which the human race has passed during the countless ages since life first stirred upon a new world; but the question which continued to puzzle me was: What creates life at the beginning, cor sva jo?
Trent, who had been looking forward to the next few minutes with all the eagerness of a man who, for the first time in his life, runs the favourite in a great race, smiled as he realised how very content he was to stay where nothing could be seen until the final struggle was over.
Then--and here the argument is irresistible--it must be another and distinct personality that falls when we are asleep, and that has had experience of such falling--that has, in short, a memory of past-day race experiences, just as our wake-a-day personality has a memory of our wake-a-day experiences.
A STATESMAN who had saved his country was returning from Washington on foot, when he met a Race Horse going at full speed, and stopped it.
I voted that women might vote, because I knew that they, the wives and mothers of the race, would vote John Barleycorn out of existence and back into the historical limbo of our vanished customs of savagery.
They embraced the noble legs that were going to run the unexampled race.
Well, nothing could do THAT--mother come of a race of sea-going folk and it was born in me.