dog racing

n. race between dogs

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dog racing — noun a race between dogs; usually an occasion for betting on the outcome • Hypernyms: ↑race …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sled dog racing — A ten dog team of Seppala Siberian Sleddogs in tandem hitch on a frozen Mud Lake, a small lake west of Lake Laberge and the Klondike Highway Sled dog racing (sometimes termed dog sled racing) is a winter dog sport most popular in the Arctic… …   Wikipedia

  • Racing — A race is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock. The competitors in a race try to complete a given task in the shortest amount of time. Typically this involves traversing some distance, but it can be any other… …   Wikipedia

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  • racing — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. speeding, running, galloping, rushing, hurrying, sailing, whizzing, darting, dashing, flying, tearing, shooting, whisking, zooming, hastening, at full speed, bowling along, burning up the road*, making time*, with the… …   English dictionary for students

  • racing — Synonyms and related words: affluent, automobile racing, confluent, coursing, decurrent, defluent, diffluent, dog racing, flowing, fluent, fluxional, fluxive, gulfy, gushing, horse racing, mazy, meandering, pouring, profluent, running, rushing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Dog sled — Racing across the snow Dogsled huskies at rest, Ottawa, Canada, 2011 A …   Wikipedia

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