a person, animal, or thing that races or takes part in a race, as a racehorse, bicycle, yacht, etc.
anything having great speed.
a turntable on which a heavy gun is turned.
any of several slender, active snakes of the genera Coluber and Masticophis.

1640–50; race1 + -er1

miniracer, noun
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racer (ˈreɪsə)
1.  a person, animal, or machine that races
2.  a turntable used to traverse a heavy gun
3.  any of several long slender nonvenomous North American snakes of the colubrid genus Coluber and related genera, such as C. lateralis (striped racer)

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Example sentences
The hybrid design gives the racer a more comfortable ride over a long road
As its name suggests, the glossy racer snake's main weapon is its incredible
Transform into a webbed racer, taking the slopes by storm.
That's because a good racer can make its owner millions of dollars in prize
  money-and even more than that if it becomes a breeder.
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