pace setter

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See also: pacesetter and pace-setter



pace setter (plural pace setters)

  1. (racing) The runner or driver or rider in the lead.
  2. (military) An individual, selected by the column commander, who travels in the lead vehicle or element to regulate the column speed and establish the pace necessary to meet the required movement order[1].


  1. ^ Joint Publication 1-02 U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms; 12 April 2001 (As Amended Through 14 April 2006).