pacer

noun pac·er \ ˈpā-sər \

Definition of pacer

1 : one that paces; specifically : a horse whose predominant gait is the pace
2 : pacemaker

Examples of pacer in a Sentence

  1. a highly competitive industry in which any company that isn't a pacer quickly becomes a belly-up also-ran

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First Known Use of pacer

1616

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Medical Dictionary

pacer

noun pac·er \ ˈpā-sər \

medical Definition of pacer

: pacemaker 2
  • electronic cardiac pacers


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