running start


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running start

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Noun1.running start - a racing start in which the contestants are already in full motion when they pass the starting linerunning 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.running start - a quick and auspicious beginning
start - the beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
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Taking a running start, his nimble legs carried him easily over and balanced neatly upon the end of the broad log.
Going back twenty paces, he took a running start, and at the edge of the well, leaped upward and outward in an attempt to gain the opposite side.
If he could reach the bottom and cover half the distance to the tree that stood in the center of the gulch he would feel comparatively safe for then, even if Numa appeared, he felt that he could beat him either to the cliff or to the tree, but to scale the first thirty feet of the cliff rapidly enough to elude the leaping beast would require a running start of at least twenty feet as there were no very good hand- or footholds close to the bottom--he had had to run up the first twenty feet like a squirrel running up a tree that other time he had beaten an infuriated Numa to it.
After interviewing two Worcester startups - Running Start, which offers new ventures office space and access to advisers, and SidewalkAd, which lets small businesses display mobile ads to potential customers - I have some questions about whether they can succeed.
based nonprofit Running Start announced today that they are now accepting applications from high school girls for five scholarships to attend Running Start's Young Women's Political Leadership program (YWPL) in Los Angeles on February 9, 2013.
She can't vote yet, but Natasha Dupree, 17, already thinks politics--thanks, in part, to Running Start.
On June 17 competitors from various replica clubs will line up period-correct recreations of classic sports-car racers before competing in a running start where the drivers will run to their cars, climb in and start their engines before pulling away at high speed.
The September session, entitled "Architectural Business: A Running Start," will focus on issues related to architectural business management; specifically finance, insurance, law and accounting practices.
The experience he'll receive this month will give him a running start heading into spring training, helping the organization hedge, depending on Glaus' situation.
As reported by the Seattle-based Northeast Asia Weekly on November 1, Lin "has already lost his chance to enter Running Start, a program that lets high school students take classes at a local community college to help them get a head start on their undergraduate credits.