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Answer for the clue "Short race", 4 letters:
dash

Alternative clues for the word dash

Recipe approximation

Break into bits

Small amount

A little salt

Elan

Soupcon

Track event

100-meter, e.g.

It may be mad

Word repeated in "Now ___ away! ___ away! ___ away ...!"

Short run

Salt amount

Pizazz

Short sprint

100-meter race, e.g.

Sprinter's event

Sprint

Ruin, as hopes

Certain race

Run … or ruin

Bit of salt

Track meet event

Code unit

Place for a gauge, informally

Telegraphy signal

Tach's location

--

-

Bit of Morse code

Imprecise recipe amount

100-yard race, e.g.

Recipe amount

Gauge site, for short

Go quickly

Little bit

Tach site

Destroy, as hopes

Usain Bolt event

Meet component

Pinch in the kitchen

Distinctive and stylish elegance

A quick run

A footrace run at top speed

A punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text

The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

The act of moving with great haste

Run

Short, fast race

Verve

Cook's measure

Morse-code symbol

Punctuation mark

Soupçon

Bravura

Élan

Hurry

Dot's partner

Pinch

T, in code

Hyphen's cousin

Frustrate

Dollop

Hundred-yard ___

Make time

Vigor

Olympics event

Animation

Go swiftly

Word with board or lights

Sprinkling, for flavor

Spirit

Slap's partner

Jesse Owens specialty

Bespatter

Hasten

Minute amount

Word definitions for dash in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES dash/shatter sb’s hopes (= make what someone wants seem impossible ) ▪ The ending of the talks has dashed any hopes of peace. mad dash/rush/panic etc ▪ We all made a mad dash for the door. COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dash \Dash\ (d[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dashed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dashing .] [Of. Scand. origin; cf. Dan daske to beat, strike, Sw. & Icel. daska, Dan. & Sw. dask blow.] To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
interj. (context euphemistic English) damn! n. 1 (context typography English) Any of the following symbols: ‒ (''figure dash''), – (''en dash''), — (''em dash''), or ― (''horizontal bar''). 2 A short run. 3 A small quantity of a liquid substance; less than...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, probably from a Scandinavian source (compare Swedish daska , Danish daske "to beat, strike"), somehow imitative. The oldest sense is that in dash to pieces and dashed hopes . Intransitive meaning "move quickly" appeared c.1300, that of "to write...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: elan , flair , panache , style ] a quick run [syn: sprint ] a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash" a punctuation mark (-)...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Driving Alexandria Safely Home (DASH) is the public bus system for the city of Alexandria, Virginia , operated by the Alexandria Transit Company, a non-profit organization wholly owned by the city.

Usage examples of dash.

Notably so, when in a neck-to-neck dash with an express train, the aeroplane won out in a race to file the location papers of the mine at Monument Rocks.

But in the upper-air currents, it would have been dangerous to drive at a pace slow enough to keep level with the automobile, and so the aeroplane soon dashed on ahead.

And saw a stream of animals, hoofed, padded, clawed and dashing, splashing through the ponds for Various Aquatic Birds, setting the night aflight - all of them making for the rear gate that opened to the Tiroler Garten.

Dropping the ax, Alec dashed to the gate, heaved the heavy bar out of its brackets, and pushed the doors wide.

Niema was trying to brace herself against the dash, the door, anything to keep from being slung all over the car.

The water was ice-cold and tinged with a dash of aquavit to keep the taste clean.

They dashed - except for a few who staggered - straight through the gate that led to the Argyle Museum!

Ravenclaw, Harry found himself walking down to dinner alone from the common room, Ron having rushed off into a nearby bathroom to throw up yet again, and Hermione having dashed off to see Professor Vector about a mistake she thought she might have made in her last Arithmancy essay.

A few days before the match against Ravenclaw, Harry found himself walking down to dinner alone from the common room, Ron having rushed off into a nearby bathroom to throw up yet again, and Hermione having dashed off to see Professor Vector about a mistake she thought she might have made in her last Arithmancy essay.

They raced around the yard, with the armadillo freezing and then dashing off in another direction, with Sweetie hot on its trail.

Add a half cupful of meat stock, thicken with a little flour and butter, and boil three minutes, squeeze a little lemon juice into it, add a sprinkling of parsley and a dash of pepper, pour over the artichokes and serve.

Instead of offering fight, he turned and scurried after the Salamanders, who had formed a two-man file, still dashing clumsily, handicapped in their asbestos suits.

Then, to the amazement of the two on-lookers, he set the four axolotls on the plate, and they immediately began to dance about as if they were having a wonderful time of it They dashed this way and darted that way and made little axolotl footprints throughout, pausing now and again to lick their feet clean before prancing off again through the goop.

At last, seeing that all their horses except the incomparable Bayard had been slain, Renaud bade his brothers mount behind him, and they dashed away.

He dipped the baler into the fresh water he had brought with him for their daily supply, and dashed it on her forehead.