Definition of pacer in English:

pacer

Syllabification: pac·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpāsər
 
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noun

1A pacesetter.
More example sentences
  • Sallie was going to be the next pacer, so she got ready for her twenty mile loop.
  • In my opinion you need to ask the pacer that you sign up with what his strategy is, as they often have different ideas about how to run the races, (and I am not disagreeing with Frank here, they are very experienced runners).
  • That day the pacer Allaboard Jules ran third in yet another cheap race at New Jersey's Freehold Raceway, maybe earning $300, not enough to meet the blacksmith's bills.
2chiefly US A horse bred or trained to have a distinctive lateral gait in which both legs on the same side are lifted together, used in some types of racing.
More example sentences
  • Pacing is faster than trotting, which is why pacers and trotters run separately in harness racing
  • Now this weekend, the Inter Dominion harness racing championship winds up with the pacer's Grand Final, this year worth a record prize money of a million dollars.
  • ‘It is a little less competitive with the trotters compared to pacers,’ she said.

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