- A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage.
verb (rac, ing)
- The Anglo-Saxon
- A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of common, genetically linked, physical characteristics, such as skin color or hair type.
- Race was a significant issue during apartheid in South Africa.
- (context, controversial usage) One of the categories from the many subcategorizations of the human species. See Wikipedia's article on w:Race_(historical_definitions), historical definitions of race.
- The Native Americans colonized the New World in several waves from Asia, and thus they are part of the same Mongoloid .
- (biology) A population geographically separated from others of its species that develops significantly different characteristics; informal for subspecies.
- A breed or strain of domesticated animal.
- (figurative) A category or species of something that has emerged or evolved from an older one (with an implied parallel to animal breeding or evolutionary science).
- The advent of the Internet has brought about a new of entrepreneur.
- Recent developments in artificial intelligence has brought about a new of robots that can perform household chores without supervision.
- (intransitive) To take part in a race (in the sense of a contest).
- (intransitive) To move or drive at high speed.
- As soon as it was time to go home, he raced for the door.
- Her heart was racing as she peered into the dimly lit room.
- (intransitive) Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
- a radial tire / radial tyre
- arranged like rays that radiate from, or converge to a common centre
- moving along a radius
- (anatomy) of, or relating to the radius bone
verb (recaps, recapping, recapped)
- (buzzword) A recapitulation.
- To seal (something) again with a cap.
- retardation; delay
- (offensive slang) a person with mental retardation
- (offensive slang) a stupid person, or one who is slow to learn
- (transitive) To keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder
- retard the march of an army
- retard the motion of a ship
- (transitive) To put off; to postpone.
- to retard the attacks of old age
- to retard a rupture between nations
- (transitive) To stay back.
- A used tire whose surface (tread) has been replaced to extend its life and use.
- To replace the traction-providing surface of a vehicle that employs tires, tracks or treads.
- the outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb
- The building has a one-story rusticated limestone base and a canopied entrance with a doorman beneath an attractive, rusticated limestone window on the second floor and a very impressive and ornate limestone window on the third floor flanked by female figures - Carter B Horsley - The Upper East Side Book
- (cinematography) A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.
- The in that movie was great.
- (transitive): To uncover; to show and display that which was hidden.
- (transitive): To communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction.
- (given name, male); diminutive of Richard.
proper noun (infl, en, proper noun)
- An Irish family name.
- a run-on sentence
- (context, machining) the period when a power saw or other tool continues to run after being powered off
- Continuing on where a rhetorical pause would be more appropriate.
noun (pl1=RVs, pl2=RV's)
verb (RVs or RV's, RVing or RV'ing or RV-ing, RVed or RV'd or RV'ed)
- A recreational vehicle.
- To travel in a recreational vehicle.