Definition of push-start in English:

push-start

Line breaks: push-start

verb

[with object]
Start (a motor vehicle) by pushing it in order to make the engine turn: the bus had been push-started once by the passengers
More 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

Back to top  
An act of push-starting a motor vehicle: a push start is required to get some of the veteran motorbikes going
More 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.

Definition of push-start in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day epyllion
Pronunciation: əˈpilēən
noun
a narrative poem resembling an epic in style...