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raceway

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an open man-made passageway for water
  • the child who fell through the ice was helplessly swept along the raceway, still trapped under the ice, by the current

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The first known use of raceway was in 1828

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“Raceway.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raceway. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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