Definition of autocross in English:

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autocross

Pronunciation: /ˈôˌtōˌkrôs/ /ˈôdəˌkrôs/

noun

North American A form of competition in which cars are driven around an obstacle course, typically marked out by cones.
Example sentences
  • To qualify for either, a driver gets licensed through autocross events and must have a car with extra safety features, such as a roll cage and a race seat with a five-point harness system.
  • By winter they had a drivable car, and by fall, they were racing it on autocross tracks.
  • He achieved the third fastest time during the autocross, only to be penalised for knocking over a cone and dropping to 16th.

Origin

1960s: blend of automobile and cross-country.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: au·to·cross

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