Science / Tides and Currents / Race: A very rapid current through a comparatively narrow channel.

Other Words for Race

Race Adjective Synonyms: sluice, flume, chute, watercourse, course, channel, bed, mill-race, raceway, spillway, track
Race Noun Synonyms: foot-race, horse-race, marathon, rally or rallye, competition, contest, rivalry, contention
Race Verb Synonyms: blood, descent, breed, kin, family, stock, line, lineage


Science / Chemistry / Racemic: A mixture of equal parts of the levorotatory and dextrorotatory isomers of the the same substance. Racemic mixtures are not optically active. MORE

Corner Braces

Business / Construction / Corner Braces: Diagonal braces at the corners of the framed structure designed to stiffen and strengthen the wall. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Trace: The path of conductive material, usually copper, that conveys voltage or current from one point to another on a printed circuit board. Traces add a slight resistance to the circuit. MORE

Cafe Racer

Technology / Motorcycle / Cafe Racer: A style of motorcycle popularized in London in the ’50s where bikers wanted a fast, personalized and distinctive bike to travel from cafe to cafe. Many Cafe Racer bikes have distinctive small low-cu MORE


Business / Agriculture / Terrace: An embankment, ridge, or leveled strip constructed across sloping soils on the contour, or at right angle to the slope. The terrace intercepts surface runoff so that it can soak into the soil or flow MORE

Grace Period

Business / Accounting / Grace Period: A time period during which a borrower can pay the full balance of credit due and not incur any finance charges. MORE