starting time

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Noun1.starting time - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
birth - the time when something begins (especially life); "they divorced after the birth of the child"; "his election signaled the birth of a new age"
incipience, incipiency - beginning to exist or to be apparent; "he placed the incipience of democratic faith at around 1850"; "it is designed to arrest monopolies in their incipiency"
point in time, point - an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
starting point, terminus a quo - earliest limiting point
threshold - the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood"
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officials moved the starting time from 7 to 8:30--only to move it back a year later, after parents complained that getting kids off to school at that time interfered with their own work schedules.
The professor said she embarked on a study in the 2002-2003 school year when three of the four middle schools in Worcester shifted starting times from 7:15 a.
Asked how often they had problems with safety or performance, the group with the later starting time reported they had frequent problems 31% less often than the employees on the earlier day shift.
Mojave High School students were polled, and more than 65 percent opposed changing the starting time.
To participate, call 1-800/255-5050 approximately 10 minutes prior to the starting time.
Changing the starting time also would make it less dangerous for students who drive to the high school on two-lane roads, Edblad said.
Try reserving a weekend starting time on a municipal golf course in the Valley.
Several Central Massachusetts school districts are looking into altering their high school starting times to deal with this problem.
Johannesburg, Nov 27 ( ANI ): The starting times for the two day/night one-day internationals (ODIs) between South Africa and India, to be played at the Wanderers Stadium and SuperSport Park next month, have reportedly been changed.