Inside track
Inside In"side`, a. 1. Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration. [1913 Webster]

Kissing with inside lip. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Adapted to the interior. [1913 Webster]

{Inside callipers} (Mech.), callipers for measuring the diameters of holes, etc.

{Inside finish} (Arch.), a general term for the final work in any building necessary for its completion, but other than unusual decoration; thus, in joiner work, the doors and windows, inside shutters, door and window trimmings, paneled jams, baseboards, and sometimes flooring and stairs; in plaster work, the finishing coat, the cornices, centerpieces, etc.,; in painting, all simple painting of woodwork and plastering.

{Inside track}, the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts, etc., in competition. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inside track — noun count 1. ) a position of advantage over other people competing with you, especially for a job: There are many candidates but I suspect that the boss s nephew has the inside track. 2. ) the part of a circular track for sports races that is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inside track — n 1.) the part of a circular track for racing that is nearest to the centre of the circle and is therefore shorter 2.) AmE a position that gives someone an advantage over the people they are competing against ▪ the inside track to success in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inside track — ☆ inside track n. 1. the inner, shorter way around a racetrack 2. a favorable position or advantage …   English World dictionary

  • inside track — {n. phr.} 1. The inside, shortest distance around a curved racetrack; the place that is closest to the inside fence. * /A big white horse had the inside track at the start of the race./ 2. {informal} An advantage due to special connections or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inside track — {n. phr.} 1. The inside, shortest distance around a curved racetrack; the place that is closest to the inside fence. * /A big white horse had the inside track at the start of the race./ 2. {informal} An advantage due to special connections or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inside track — noun 1. a favorable position in a competition (Freq. 1) the boss s son had the inside track for that job • Hypernyms: ↑superiority, ↑favorable position, ↑favourable position 2. the inner side of a curved racecourse • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • inside\ track — n. phr. 1. the inside, shortest distance around a curved racetrack; the place that is closest to the inside fence. A big white horse had the inside track at the start of the race. 2. informal An advantage due to special connections or information …   Словарь американских идиом

  • inside track — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms inside track : singular inside track plural inside tracks 1) an inside lane for a race 2) a position of advantage over other people competing with you, especially for a job …   English dictionary

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