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Obstacle race   /ˈɑbstəkəl reɪs/   Listen
Obstacle race

noun
1.
A race in which competitors must negotiate obstacles.






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"Obstacle race" Quotes from Famous Books



... is lessened; and, if the ray of light falls obliquely on a triangular piece of glass, the waves of different lengths part company as they travel through it, and the light is spread out in a band of rainbow-colour. The waves are sorted out according to their lengths in the "obstacle race" through the glass. Anyone may see this for himself by holding up a wedge-shaped piece of crystal between the sunlight and the eye; the prism separates the sunlight into its constituent colours, and these various colours will be seen quite readily. ...
— The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) - A Plain Story Simply Told • J. Arthur Thomson



Words linked to "Obstacle race" :   footrace, foot race, run



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