from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal An advantageous position, as in a competition.
  • n. Sports The path next to the inner rail in a curved racetrack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The lane or track nearest to the interior.
  • n. Any advantage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the inner part of a race course; hence, colloquially, advantage of place, facilities, contacts, etc., in competition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a favorable position in a competition
  • n. the inner side of a curved racecourse


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