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sprint

 (sprĭnt)
n.
1. The act or an instance of sprinting, especially a short race at top speed.
2. A burst of speed or activity.
v. sprint·ed, sprint·ing, sprints
v.intr.
To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
v.tr.
To move over (a distance) rapidly or at top speed for a brief period: sprinted the last 100 yards to the finish line.

[Possibly alteration of Middle English sprenten, to spring up, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialectal sprinta and Old Norse spretta, to jump.]

sprint′er n.

sprint

(sprɪnt)
n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) athletics a short race run at top speed, such as the 100 metres
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a fast finishing speed at the end of a longer race, as in running or cycling, etc
3. any quick run
vb (intr)
(Athletics (Track & Field)) to go at top speed, as in running, cycling, etc
[C16: from Scandinavian; related to Old English gesprintan to emit, Old Norse spretta to jump up, Old High German sprinzan to jump up, Swedish sprata to kick]
ˈsprinter n

sprint

(sprɪnt)

v.i.
1. to race or move at full speed for a short distance, as in running or rowing.
v.t.
2. to traverse in sprinting: to sprint a half mile.
n.
3. a short race at full speed.
4. a burst of speed.
[1560–70; perhaps Old English *sprintan c. Old High German sprinzan, Old Norse spretta to jump up]
sprint′er, n.

sprint


Past participle: sprinted
Gerund: sprinting

Imperative
sprint
sprint
Present
I sprint
you sprint
he/she/it sprints
we sprint
you sprint
they sprint
Preterite
I sprinted
you sprinted
he/she/it sprinted
we sprinted
you sprinted
they sprinted
Present Continuous
I am sprinting
you are sprinting
he/she/it is sprinting
we are sprinting
you are sprinting
they are sprinting
Present Perfect
I have sprinted
you have sprinted
he/she/it has sprinted
we have sprinted
you have sprinted
they have sprinted
Past Continuous
I was sprinting
you were sprinting
he/she/it was sprinting
we were sprinting
you were sprinting
they were sprinting
Past Perfect
I had sprinted
you had sprinted
he/she/it had sprinted
we had sprinted
you had sprinted
they had sprinted
Future
I will sprint
you will sprint
he/she/it will sprint
we will sprint
you will sprint
they will sprint
Future Perfect
I will have sprinted
you will have sprinted
he/she/it will have sprinted
we will have sprinted
you will have sprinted
they will have sprinted
Future Continuous
I will be sprinting
you will be sprinting
he/she/it will be sprinting
we will be sprinting
you will be sprinting
they will be sprinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sprinting
you have been sprinting
he/she/it has been sprinting
we have been sprinting
you have been sprinting
they have been sprinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sprinting
you will have been sprinting
he/she/it will have been sprinting
we will have been sprinting
you will have been sprinting
they will have been sprinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sprinting
you had been sprinting
he/she/it had been sprinting
we had been sprinting
you had been sprinting
they had been sprinting
Conditional
I would sprint
you would sprint
he/she/it would sprint
we would sprint
you would sprint
they would sprint
Past Conditional
I would have sprinted
you would have sprinted
he/she/it would have sprinted
we would have sprinted
you would have sprinted
they would have sprinted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprint - a quick runsprint - a quick run        
running, run - the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
break - a sudden dash; "he made a break for the open door"
Verb1.sprint - run very fast, usually for a short distance
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"

sprint

verb run, scattering, race, shoot, tear, dash, barrel (along) (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), dart, hare (Brit. informal), whizz (informal), scamper, hotfoot, go like a bomb (Brit. & N.Z. informal), put on a burst of speed, go at top speed He sprinted to the car.

sprint

verb
1. To move swiftly on foot so that both feet leave the ground during each stride:
Translations
جَرْي سَريعسِباق في الجَرْيسِبَاقٌ قَصِيرٌ سَريعيَرْكُض بِسُرْعَهيَعْدُو بِسُرْعَة
sprintsprintovat
=-løbløbsprintsprintespurt
pikajuoksupinkaistapyrähtää
brzo trčatisprintsprintatitrk
síkfutássprintvágta
spretthlaupspretturtaka sprett
全力で走る短距離競走
단거리 경주전속력으로 달리다
bėgti visu greičiudidelis greitissprintassprinteris
izrautiesizrāviensskriet pilnā ātrumāsprints
šprintšprintovať
hitro tečisprint
spurtspurta
การแข่งวิ่งเร็วในระยะสั้นวิ่งเต็มฝีเท้า
hızla koşmakkısa mesafe hız koşususon sürat koşmason sürat koşmaksürat koşusu
chạy nước rútsự chạy nước rút

sprint

[sprɪnt]
A. N (in race) → sprint m, esprint m; (= dash) → carrera f sprint
the women's 100 metres sprintlos 100 metros lisos femeninos
B. VI (in race) → sprintar, esprintar; (= dash) → correr a toda velocidad; (= rush) → precipitarse
he sprinted for the buscorrió tras el autobús
we'll have to sprinttendremos que correr

sprint

[ˈsprɪnt]
n
(SPORT) (= race) → course f de vitesse, sprint m
the 200 metres sprint → le 200 mètres
(= fast run) → sprint m
vi
(SPORT) (in race)sprinter
(= run fast) → courir (à toute vitesse)
She sprinted for the bus → Elle a couru à toute vitesse pour attraper le bus.

sprint

nLauf m; (= race)Sprint m; (= burst of speed)Spurt m, → Sprint m; the 100-m sprintder 100-m-Lauf; she made a sprint for the bussie sprintete or spurtete zum Bus; a sprint finishein Endspurt m; he has a good sprint finisher legt einen guten Endspurt vor
vi (in race) → sprinten; (= dash)rennen

sprint

[sprɪnt]
1. n (in race) → sprint m inv, scatto; (dash) → corsa
the 200-metres sprint → i 200 metri piani
2. vi (in race) → scattare, sprintare; (dash, for bus) → fare una corsa

sprint

(sprint) noun
1. a run or running race performed at high speed over a short distance. Who won the 100 metres sprint?
2. the pace of this. He ran up the road at a sprint.
verb
to run at full speed especially (in) a race. He sprinted (for) the last few hundred metres.
ˈsprinter noun
a person who is good at sprinting.

sprint

سِبَاقٌ قَصِيرٌ سَريع, يَعْدُو بِسُرْعَة sprint, sprintovat spurt, spurte Sprint, sprinten κάνω σπριντ, σπριντ carrera corta, correr a gran velocidad pikajuoksu, pinkaista sprint, sprinter brzo trčati, trk scattare, sprint 全力で走る, 短距離競走 단거리 경주, 전속력으로 달리다 sprint, sprinten sprinte, sprintløp pobiec sprintem, sprint correr muito rápido, corrida de curta distância бежать на короткую дистанцию, спринт spurt, spurta การแข่งวิ่งเร็วในระยะสั้น, วิ่งเต็มฝีเท้า hızla koşmak, kısa mesafe hız koşusu chạy nước rút, sự chạy nước rút 疾跑
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