AskDefine | Define speedway

Dictionary Definition

speedway

Noun

1 road where high speed driving is allowed
2 a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

speed*way SPEED-weï

Etymology

From speed and way

Noun

  1. a form of motorcycle racing on dirt tracks using motorcycles with neither brakes nor gears
  2. a racetrack for this and similar sports
  3. In the context of "mostly|US": a road for high speed traffic; an expressway

Translations

motorcycle racing
  • Finnish: speedway
racetrack
  • Finnish: speedway-rata

Extensive Definition

Speedway may refer to:

In racing

Other uses

speedway in Portuguese: Speedway
speedway in Finnish: Speedway

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Autobahn, US highway, alley, alleyway, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, belt highway, blind alley, boulevard, bypass, byway, camino real, carriageway, causeway, causey, chaussee, circumferential, close, corduroy road, county road, court, crescent, cul-de-sac, dead-end street, dike, dirt road, drive, driveway, expressway, freeway, gravel road, highroad, highway, highways and byways, interstate highway, lane, local road, main drag, main road, mews, motorway, parkway, pave, paved road, pike, place, plank road, primary highway, private road, right-of-way, ring road, road, roadbed, roadway, route nationale, row, royal road, secondary road, state highway, street, superhighway, terrace, thoroughfare, through street, thruway, toll road, township road, turnpike, wynd
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