Definition of sprinting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsprin(t)iNG/


The competitive athletic sport of running distances of 400 meters or less.
Example sentences
  • Jackson hit out at the standards of British sprinting earlier this week.
  • After lunch the athletes were divided into teams for mini competitions and took part in javelin, shot-put and sprinting.
  • So new was she to top-flight sprinting that she had never before worn spikes.

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Syllabification: sprint·ing

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