flying start


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flying start

n.
1. Sports A racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they cross the starting line.
2. A quick or auspicious beginning. In both senses also called running start.

flying start

n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) Also called (informal): flyer (in sprinting) a start by a competitor anticipating the starting signal
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a start to a race or time trial in which the competitor is already travelling at speed as he or she passes the starting line
3. any promising beginning
4. an initial advantage over others

fly′ing start′


n.
1. a start, as in sailboat racing, in which the entrants begin moving before reaching the starting line.
2. a vigorous or advantageous beginning.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flying start - a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting lineflying start - a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting line
racing start - the start of a race
2.flying start - a quick and auspicious beginning
start - the beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
Translations

flying start

npartenza lanciata
to get off to a flying start (fig) → partire come un razzo, avere un inizio brillante
References in classic literature ?
That would give us a flying start, for the Sarians and the Amozites were both very powerful tribes.
Flying Start was set up by the Welsh Government to give deprived families with young children muchneeded support.
One of the Welsh Government's main objectives of the Flying Start programme was to reduce health visitor caseloads to no more than 110 children per health visitor in the areas where the initiative was rolled out.
Revellers got off to a flying start yesterday after it was revealed anyone travelling with the airline to Prestbury Park will get a free matched [euro]15 bet - and Boylesports will donate [euro]5 from every punt to charity.
The play group at Plas Ffrancon Leisure Centre in Bethesda will be funded by the Flying Start scheme.
9m in its excellent Flying Start scheme, which helps young children and their families in Wales's most deprived communities.
Jennifer Duck, who trained in PwC's Newcastle office, is the first alumni nationally to be promoted to director since the Flying Start programme first began in 2002.
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British Airways, the UK's national carrier, has hosted a star-studded 'Milestone in the Sky' event at the Gherkin, London, on December 5, to celebrate raising over GBP6 million for Comic Relief through its Flying Start partnership.
00 Lincoln Christmas Market Soak up some Yuletide cheer and get the Christmas shopping off to a flying start on this festive break to Lincoln's famous and much-loved Christmas Market.
The Saddlers made a flying start, taking the lead after four minutes when, following a short corner, Adam Chambers whipped a low cross into the box for Westcarr to hammer home.