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  • v. Present participle of jump-start.

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Examples

  • FREE AGENT FOCUS: One summer after rebuilding the defense, Tampa Bay will once again likely target the blue line in hopes of finding somebody to be a puck-moving defenseman capable of leading the rush or jump-starting the transition game.

    Tampa Bay Lightning Team Report

  • Acquisitions, the software giant's traditional strategy for jump-starting its business, likely can't solve the problem.

    Oracle Meets Ghost of Christmas Future

  • Ultimately, Mr. Cain succeeded in stanching the bleeding and stabilizing the business, rather than jump-starting growth.

    Cain's Legacy: Selling Big Ideas

  • The NRC assumes those facilities will be able to access reliable power—either by reconnecting to the grid or jump-starting diesel generators—within four hours of losing power.

    Divisions Shown in Nuclear Commission

  • Urlacher was the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year and a Pro Bowl selection in 2000, jump-starting a career that has produced six Pro Bowls and more than 1,400 tackles.

    In 2000s, Ravens' Ray Lewis set the gold standard for defenses

  • Small businesses, known for jump-starting economies, aren't upholding their reputation.

    Held Back by 'Vicious Cycle'

  • His campaign has been focused on jump-starting the economy, taking on the political establishment in Washington and removing regulations he says hurt growth.

    Frank's Own Battle Erodes Help for Fellow Democrats

  • Talks with the troika appeared to have stalled over the demand that Greece cut private-sector wages as a step toward boosting the country's competitiveness and jump-starting its recession-ravaged economy.

    Greeks Struggle to Resolve Their Differences

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. suffered a blow to its management ranks, announcing Friday that the head of its Sam's Club business was leaving the company after jump-starting sales at the traditionally lagging warehouse-stores chain.

    New Sam's Club CEO Named by Wal-Mart

  • Nurturing the Canadian-American relationship, often neglected in Washington, D.C., is one avenue for jump-starting the American economy in a region of the United States suffering from long-term unemployment.

    Nicholas Ostroy: Economic Recovery From the North

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