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- n. Alternative form of jump-start.
- v. Alternative form of jump-start.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To start (the engine of a motor vehicle) using a temporary connection to supply electrical power from another vehicle or another source of current; -- an emergency procedure used when a vehicle's own battery has insufficient power to start the vehicle normally.
- transitive v. To provide a speedy start to (an activity) using the assistance of some external impetus; to re-energize (an activity proceeding sluggishly); -- accomplished by application of a stimulus not normally used in the activity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
- v. start or re-start vigorously
- n. starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car
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