AskDefine | Define pacer

Dictionary Definition



1 a horse used to set the pace in racing [syn: pacemaker, pacesetter]
2 a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together

User Contributed Dictionary

see Pacer



  1. One who paces.
  2. A breed of horse used in harness races.
  3. Short for pacemaker




  1. to graze, to pasture
  2. to put out to pasture
  3. to eat away, to nibble, to gnaw


Extensive Definition

Pacer can refer to:
  • Pacer (train), a type of British train
  • Edsel Pacer, an American car
  • AMC Pacer, an American car
  • Piper PA-20 Pacer, an American light aircraft
  • Pacer is a brand of mechanical pencil
  • Pacer (album), an album by The Amps
  • Pacer Stacktrain, an American intermodal freight transportation services company
  • PACER (law) (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), a court document retrieval system
  • PACER, a project which explored the idea of using H-bombs for power generation
  • PACER (Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run), a test designed to test a peron's endurance and pacing by having them run back and forth a specified distance progressively faster
  • Pacer, a standardbred horse moving in a specific way (see horse gaits)
  • Pacer, (Formerly Puffin Pacer) a type of small sail powered racing dinghy
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