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{adj: biracial} consisting of or combining two races
"a biracial committee"

{adj: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white} having skin rich in melanin pigments
"National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"
"the dark races"
"dark-skinned peoples"

{adj: cosmopolitan} composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests
"his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay
"the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"
"that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
<-> provincial

{adj: crazy, wild} intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
"crazy about cars and racing"

{adj: crossbred, interbred} bred of parents of different races or strains

{adj: flying} done swiftly in or as if in the air; used e.g. of a racing start in which runners are already in motion as they cross the starting line
"a flying start"
"crossed the goal line with a flying leap"

{adj: het up} worked up emotionally by anger or excitement
"was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle"
"got really het up over the new taxes"
"he was suddenly het up about racing cars"

{adj: integrated} not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups
"integrated schools"
<-> segregated

{adj: interracial, mixed} involving or composed of different races
"interracial schools"
"a mixed neighborhood"

{adj: interracial} between races
"interracial conflict"

{adj: multiracial} made up of or involving or acting on behalf of various races
"a multiracial society"
"multiracial government"

{adj: nonracial} not racial; having nothing to do with race or races
"his remarks were intended to be completely nonracial"
"a nonracial reason for the peremptory challenge of the juror"
<-> racial

{adj: racial} of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups
"racial differences"
"racial discrimination"
<-> nonracial

{adj: road} taking place over public roads
"road racing"
<-> cross-country

{adj: triple-crown} of a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness races

{n: Belmont Park, Belmont} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long Island; site of the Belmont Stakes

{n: Broca, Pierre-Paul Broca} French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people; remembered for his discovery that articulate speech depends on an area of the brain now known as Broca's area (1824-1880)

{n: Churchill Downs} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Louisville; site of the Kentucky Derby

{n: Dravidian} a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)

{n: Grand Prix} one of several international races

{n: Hinault, Bernard Hinault} French racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1954)

{n: Homo sapiens sapiens, modern man} subspecies of Homo sapiens; includes all modern races

{n: Merckx, Eddy Merckx} Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)

{n: Pimlico} a racetrack for thoroughbred racing; site of the Preakness

{n: Saratoga Springs} a town in eastern New York State famed for its spa and its horse racing

{n: auto racing, car racing} the sport of racing automobiles

{n: boat racing} the sport of racing boats

{n: bobsled, bobsleigh, bob} a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

{n: bookmaker, bookie} a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)

{n: camel racing} the sport of racing camels

{n: catch, grab, snatch, snap} the act of catching an object with the hands
"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"
"he made a grab for the ball before it landed"
"Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"
"the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

{n: chariot} a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

{n: chicane} a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

{n: circumference} the boundary line encompassing an area or object
"he had walked the full circumference of his land"
"a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe"

{n: circus} (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games

{n: cockpit} seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car

{n: coxswain, cox} the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew

{n: craniology} the scientific study of the skulls of various human races

{n: crew} the team of men manning a racing shell

{n: daily double} a single bet on two horse races in the same day

{n: dog racing} a race between dogs; usually an occasion for betting on the outcome

{n: dope sheet, scratch sheet} a racing publication giving information on horses and the outcomes of horse races

{n: ethnology} the branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics

{n: flying start, running start} a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting line

{n: gig} long and light rowing boat; especially for racing

{n: go-kart} a small low motor vehicle with four wheels and an open framework; used for racing

{n: greyhound racing} the sport of racing greyhounds

{n: greyhound} a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

{n: half-breed, breed} half-caste offspring of parents of different races (especially of white and American Indian parents)

{n: half-caste} offspring of parents of different races or cultures

{n: harness race, harness racing} a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing

{n: hippodrome} a stadium for horse shows or horse races

{n: horse racing} the sport of racing horses

{n: horsy set, horsey set} a set of people sharing a devotion to horses and horseback riding and horse racing

{n: hurdle} a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races

{n: hydroplane racing} racing in high-speed motor boats

{n: jockey club} a club to promote and regulate horse racing

{n: jockey} someone employed to ride horses in horse races

{n: luger, slider} someone who races the luge

{n: luge} a racing sled for one or two people

{n: marathoner, marathon runner, road runner, long-distance runner} someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)

{n: melting pot} an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated

{n: miscegenation, crossbreeding, interbreeding} reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

{n: mixed marriage} marriage of two people from different races or different religions or different cultures
"the families of both partners in a mixed marriage often disapprove"

{n: mixed-blood} a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races
<-> thoroughbred

{n: pacer, pacemaker, pacesetter} a horse used to set the pace in racing

{n: quarter horse} a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

{n: race meeting} a regular occasion on which a number of horse races are held on the same track
"the Epsom race meeting was an important social event"

{n: race problem} a social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions

{n: race riot} a riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community

{n: racecard} a program for a race meeting; lists the races and the names of the horses

{n: racehorse, race horse, bangtail} a horse bred for racing

{n: racer, race car, racing car} a fast car that competes in races

{n: racer, race driver, automobile driver} someone who drives racing cars at high speeds

{n: racer} an animal that races

{n: racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track} a course over which races are run

{n: race} people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
"some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"

{n: racing boat} a boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing

{n: racing circuit, circuit} a racetrack for automobile races

{n: racing gig} a light narrow racing boat for two or more oarsmen

{n: racing skiff, single shell} a shell for a single oarsman

{n: racing start} the start of a race

{n: racing} the sport of engaging in contests of speed

{n: racism} the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

{n: railbird} a fan of racing who watches races from the outer rail of the track

{n: regatta} a meeting for boat races

{n: runner} a trained athlete who competes in foot races

{n: sculling} rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell

{n: scull} a racing shell that is propelled by sculls

{n: segregator, segregationist} someone who believes the races should be kept apart

{n: shell, racing shell} a very light narrow racing boat

{n: speed skate, racing skate} an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing

{n: speedskater, speed skater} an ice-skater who races competitively; usually around an oval course

{n: speedway} a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles

{n: stock car} a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car

{n: thoroughbred racing} the sport of racing thoroughbred horses

{n: tip sheet} a publication containing the latest information or tips or predictions for a particular business or stock market information or horse racing results, etc.

{n: triple crown} (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness

{n: trotting horse, trotter} a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing

{n: velodrome} a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing

{n: wherry} light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors

{n: white separatism} a social system in which white people live separately from members of other races

{n: white separatist} someone who advocates a society in which white people live separately from members of other races

{n: white supremacy} the prejudice that members of the white race are superior to members of other races

{n: yacht, racing yacht} an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing

{v: battle, combat} battle or contend against in or as if in a battle
"The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Nothern Iraq"
"We must combat the prejudices against other races"
"they battled over the budget"

{v: crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed} breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
"cross a horse and a donkey"
"Mendel tried crossbreeding"
"these species do not interbreed"

{v: desegregate, integrate, mix} open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
"This school is completely desegregated"
<-> segregate

{v: play} bet or wager (money)
"He played $20 on the new horse"
"She plays the races"

{v: race, rush} cause to move fast or to rush or race
"The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"

{v: race} to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
"We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"

{v: rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along} step on it
"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
"The cars raced down the street"
<-> linger


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