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
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