Race


Race

Race may refer to:

General

* Racing competitions
** The Race (yachting race), or "La course du millénaire", a no-rules round-the-world sailing event
* Race (biology), classification of flora and fauna
* Race (classification of human beings)
* Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, official definitions of "race" used by the US Census Bureau
* Race and genetics, notion of racial classifications based on genetics.
* Historical definitions of race
* Race (bearing), the inner and outer rings of a rolling-element bearing.
* RACE in molecular biology "Rapid Amplification of cDNA Ends"
* Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
* A channel directing water to a mill or other hydraulic power conversion facility.

urnames

*Eleanor Race, a field hockey player from the United States
*Harley Race, an American wrestler
*Hugo Race, an Australian rock musician and record producer
*John Abner Race, an American politician
*John Burton Race, a chef
*Reg Race, a British Labour party politician

Television

* "The Race" (Seinfeld episode), an episode of the TV series "Seinfeld"
* "The Race" (Joe 90 episode), the 19th episode of "Joe 90"
* "The Race" (TV series), a Sky One TV series
* "Race" (film), a 2008 Bollywood film

Music

* The Race (band), a UK-based indie rock band
* The Race (Yello song), a song by Yello

Literature

* Race (fantasy), types of sentient creatures in fantasy
* The Race (Worldwar), a fictional alien race of invaders in the "Worldwar" and "Colonization" novels of Harry Turtledove
* Colonel Race, a character in several novels by Agatha Christie

Video games

* "Race - The Official WTCC Game", PC simulation of "World Touring Cars Championship"

ee also

*RACE, disambiguation


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  • RACE — Utilisé pour signifier la différence entre les groupes humains (et plus généralement la différence des types au sein d’une espèce animale quelconque), le mot « race » s’attache à des caractères apparents, le plus souvent immédiatement visibles.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • race — Race, f. penac. Est fait du genitif du Latin Radix par syncope de la syllabe du milieu, et signifie extraction. Ainsi dit on homme, cheval, chien, et autre animal de bonne ou mauvaise race, Laudatae aut Illaudatae propaginis, Et la race des… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Race — Race, n. [OE. ras, res, rees, AS. r[=ae]s a rush, running; akin to Icel. r[=a]s course, race. [root]118.] 1. A progress; a course; a movement or progression. [1913 Webster] 2. Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • race — RACE. s. f. coll. Lignée, lignage, extraction, tous ceux qui viennent d une mesme famille. Il est d une bonne race, d une race illustre, ancienne. il sort, il vient d une noble race, d une race de gens de bien, il est de la race royale. les trois …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Race — Race, n. [F. race; cf. Pr. & Sp. raza, It. razza; all from OHG. reiza line, akin to E. write. See {Write}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • RACE — ist der Name von: Harley Race (* 1943), US amerikanischer Wrestler, Trainer und Promoter Hugo Race, australischer Musiker John Abner Race (1914–1983), US amerikanischer Politiker Race als Begriff steht für: kritischer Wettlauf von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • race — 1 Race, nation, people, even though in technical use they are commonly differentiated, are often used popularly and interchangeably to designate one of a number of great divisions of mankind, each made up of an aggregate of persons who are… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • race — I noun ancestry, birth, breed, class, cultural group, culture, descent, ethnic group, ethnic stock, extraction, family, folk, genealogy, genus, group, kind, line, parentage, people, phylum, stem, stirps, stock, strain associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary


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