dragster

[drag-ster]
noun
1.
an automobile designed and built specifically for drag racing, especially on a ¼-mi. (402-meter) or ⅛-mi. (201-meter) drag strip.
2.
a person who races such an automobile.

Origin:
1945–50; drag + -ster

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dragster (ˈdræɡstə)
 
n
a car specially built or modified for drag racing

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dragster
1954, from drag (q.v.).
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It's not about getting or not a dragster, it's about there seems to be no traditional limits to electric cars design.
The diameter is for speed and the power supplied by the dragster.
Brown makes a quick exit from his tipped-over dragster as more officials come to the crash scene.
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