raceway

play
noun race·way \-ˌwā\

Definition of raceway

  1. 1 :  a canal for a current of water

  2. 2 :  a channel for loosely holding electrical wires in buildings

  3. 3 :  1race 5

  4. 4 :  a course for racing

Examples of raceway in a sentence

  1. the child who fell through the ice was helplessly swept along the raceway, still trapped under the ice, by the current

1828

First Known Use of raceway

1828


RACEWAY Defined for English Language Learners

raceway

play
noun race·way \-ˌwā\

Definition of raceway for English Language Learners

  • : a course or track that is used for racing



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up raceway? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • ludwig-richter-spring-has-arrived
  • Which is a synonym of upbraid?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ