bumping race

noun

Definition of bumping race

: a rowing race in certain English universities in which the boats start at a fixed distance behind one another and each boat endeavors to overtake and bump the boat ahead of it so as to take its place in the following race if successful

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“Bumping race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bumping%20race. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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