Noun Definition


1.Definition: (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

Related Noun(s):subspecies

Category: General

2.Definition: a canal for a current of water

Related Noun(s):raceway

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a contest of speed

"The race is to the swift"

Category: General

4.Definition: any competition

"The race for the presidency"

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Category: General

6.Definition: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Related Noun(s):airstream, backwash, slipstream, wash

Category: General