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Meaning of "yacht race" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YACHT RACE

yacht race  [jɒt reɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YACHT RACE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yacht race is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES YACHT RACE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

yacht race

Yacht racing

Yacht racing is a form of sport reserved for yachts and larger sailboats. “Yacht” is referred to as deriving from either Norweigian, Middle Low German or from the Dutch word jacht, which means “a swift light vessel of war, commerce or pleasure. The sporting element in the word lies in the derivation of jaght from the root jaghen, which means to hunt, chase or pursue….” Yacht racing usually refers to sailboat racing in a variety of forms with large racing yachts; distinguished from dinghy racing.

Definition of yacht race in the English dictionary

The definition of yacht race in the dictionary is a sailing race for yachts.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YACHT RACE


brace
breɪs
disgrace
dɪsˈɡreɪs
embrace
ɪmˈbreɪs
grace
ɡreɪs
interrace
ˌɪntəˈreɪs
landrace
ˈlændˌreɪs
Olivares
ˌəʊlɪˈvɑːreɪs
race
reɪs
res
reɪs
retrace
rɪˈtreɪs
Samothrace
ˈsæməˌθreɪs
Thrace
θreɪs
trace
treɪs
transferase
ˈtrænsfəˌreɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YACHT RACE

yacca
yacht
yacht club
yachter
yachtie
yachting
yachting cap
yachting club
yachting event
yachting fraternity
yachting regatta
yachting trip
yachtsman
yachtsmanship
yachtsmen
yachtswoman
yachtswomen
yack
yacka
yacker

WORDS THAT END LIKE YACHT RACE

arms race
boat race
claiming race
cycle race
distance race
drag race
egg-and-spoon race
flat race
horse race
human race
mixed race
not in the race
obstacle race
one-horse race
rat race
road race
sack race
space race
stage race
terrace
the human race

Synonyms and antonyms of yacht race in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yacht race» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YACHT RACE

Find out the translation of yacht race to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yacht race from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yacht race» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

帆船赛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carrera de yates
570 millions of speakers

English

yacht race
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नौका दौड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سباق اليخوت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

яхта гонки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

regata
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ইয়ট জাতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

course à la voile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perlumbaan kapal layar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Regatta
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヨットレース
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

요트 레이스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lomba yacht
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cuộc đua thuyền buồm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படகு இனம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नौट रेस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yat yarışı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gara di vela
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wyścig jachtów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яхта гонки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rasă iaht
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιστιοπλοϊκό αγώνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

seiljagwedvaart
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kappsegling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yacht rase
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yacht race

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YACHT RACE»

The term «yacht race» is regularly used and occupies the 100.412 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YACHT RACE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yacht race

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YACHT RACE»

Discover the use of yacht race in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yacht race and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Race Too Far
This remarkable challenge inspired the daring to enter - with or without sailing experience. A Race Too Far is the story of how the race unfolded, and how it became a tragedy for many involved.
Chris Eakin, 2009
2
Fatal Storm: The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - 10th ...
In this fully updated edition to mark the 10th anniversary of the tumultuous race, Rob Mundle, one of Australia's leading journalists and yachtsmen, tells this story of challenge and survival with compassion, vigour and understanding.
Rob Mundle, 2010
3
The Great Yacht Race
Winkler interweaves the lives of five Montegonians to provide readers with an affectionately satirical, hilarious view of a paranoid, hypocritical, and eccentric society during the twilight of its influence.
Anthony C. Winkler, 1992
4
Into the Storm: Lessons in Teamwork from the Treacherous ...
"Into the Storm" recounts the story of the Ramblers' stunning victory, and the teamwork that made it possible--revealing powerful lessons for success in today's demanding business environment.
Dennis N. T. Perkins, 2013
5
America's Cup yacht race
A history of the America's Cup competition, the classic race between American and foreign yachts which began in 1851.
Julian May, 1976
6
The Beverly Yacht Club
Judith Westlund Rosbe. On June 25, 1977, the first Marion-to-Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race was held. This biennial race is held in alternate years from the Newport-to-Bermuda Ocean Yacht Race. Unlike the Newport-to-Bermuda race, which ...
Judith Westlund Rosbe, 2006
7
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Yacht racing (May Subd Geog) [GV826.5-G V832] UF Boat-racing Small boat racing BT Sailboat racing RT Yacht rallies NT Aurora Yacht Race BOC Challenge Race Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race Ensenada Race Financial Times Clipper Race  ...
Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office, 2004
8
Motion Pictures From The Library of Congress Paper Print ...
[America's Cup Race]: "SHAMROCK" AND "COLUMBIA" YACHT RACE— FIRST RACE Producer: Edison. Copyright: 68178, 20 Oct 1899. 16mm Footage: 80. Newsreels, Transportation (Ships), Sporting Events (Boat Races), Porter/Edison ...
9
Sailing in Australi: Marinas in Australia, Sydney to Hobart ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, LLC Books, 2010
10
Team Spirit: Life and leadership on one of the world's ...
Team Spirit is a gripping account of a race on the edge, and a young skipper's determined journey to victory.
Brendan Hall, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YACHT RACE»

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1
Round the world Volvo yacht race due in Newport
Yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race are due to arrive around on Thursday or Friday in Newport, the seventh leg of the round-the-world sailing spectacle that began ... «WPRO, May 15»
2
James Marsh, Colin Firth To Set Sail On 1968 World Yacht Race Pic
EXCLUSIVE: Blueprint Pictures and BBC Films has set The Theory of Everything helmer James Marsh to direct Colin Firth on the feature based on the true story ... «Deadline.com, Jan 15»
3
Sydney to Hobart yacht race: Wild Rose claims a second victory in …
The yacht was originally named Wild Oats and won the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in 1993 when it was owned by Bob Oatley, whose latest yacht Wild Oats XI ... «ABC Online, Dec 14»
4
Wild Oats XI wins record eighth Sydney to Hobart yacht race
She may be 10 years old, but Wild Oats XI reaffirmed her status as Australia's supreme ocean racing yacht by fending off a late charge by the brand-new ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 14»
5
Favourite Coville out of Route du Rhum yacht race
The Route du Rhum yacht race lost one of the favourites on Monday. Thomas Coville was hit by a cargo ship just hours after setting off and was forced to retire. «RFI, Nov 14»
6
Sailors return from Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
Hundreds of sailors have returned to London 11 months after setting off on the 40,000-mile (64,000km) Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Crowds greeted ... «BBC News, Jul 14»
7
VIDEO: Man overboard in Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht
A British man was rescued from the Pacific Ocean in the early hours of this morning after falling overboard during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. «Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Mar 14»
8
Sydney to Hobart yacht race opens with protest
Late on Thursday night, Wild Oats XI was leading a tightly bunched pack of yachts in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Just five nautical miles separated the first ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 13»
9
Sydney Hobart yacht race crews brace for wild weather
CREWS have been warned to brace for a bumpy, challenging ride in this week's Sydney to Hobart yacht race, with updated forecasts of gale force winds ... «The Australian, Dec 13»
10
Sailor Killed In Island Yacht Race Tragedy
Sailor Killed In Island Yacht Race Tragedy. The sailor of a yacht is killed during an island race after the crew refuses Coast Guard help to try to finish the ... «Sky News, Mar 13»

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