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push-start

Syllabification: push-start
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝oSHstärt
 
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Definition of push-start in English:

verb

[with object]
Start (a motor vehicle) by pushing it and putting it in gear in order to make the engine turn.
Example sentences
  • Another photo called Team Bus shows a group of players push-starting their bus for the trip home.
  • It's where historic race cars are push-started down the track as they were decades ago.
  • That will be followed by the Cacklefest, which involves many early-days-style front-engine dragsters being push-started.

noun

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An act of push-starting a motor vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Basically, you need the hardware equivalent of a Concorde super-sonic jet getting a push-start from Superman to play it on the highest detail settings.
  • On hand to give the club a push-start was GAA President Joe McDonagh, who also officially launched the County Board's website.
  • After getting a push-start on the restart, his voltage dropped, and the team brought him in on Lap 89 to replace the battery.

Words that rhyme with push-start

upstart

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