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Definition of "criterium" [criterium]

  • A mass-start road-cycle race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 1 km to 2 km (1/2 mile to just over 1 mile). (noun)
  • Alternative form of criterion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "criterium" in a sentence
  • "· The versatility of the machine is a further important criterium, that is, the possibility of providing a variety of moulds (even special ones made to order) which are easy to change in a short time (say less than one hour), the possibility of adjusting output rates to the local conditions, the possibility of switching from automatic control to manual operation in case of power failure, etc."
  • "A criterium is a bicycle race on a confined course, often closed off city streets, that takes place in a preset time frame, such as a 30 minutes, 45 minutes, hour, etc."
  • "Participants competed in two races: a road course and a criterium, which is a lap race."