Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or the sport of running at full speed, as in a, short-distance foot-race.

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  • verb Present participle of sprint.

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Examples

  • The Swiss star broke Kiefer early in the first set to go up 3-1, at one point sprinting from the baseline for a drop shot and flicking a backhand around the post and down the line for a clean winner.

    USATODAY.com - Federer to Australian Open final

  • Apparently sprinting is an Occidental invention, and the Edo period Japanese did a sort of fast waddle.

    The Gaijin, The Watashi-wa And The Traditional Robe (or kimono)

  • Davis proved there's no animosity between the two by sprinting from the sideline to the far corner of the field to celebrate Foster's first score with him.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • Speedskating has already crowned world championships in sprinting and all-around excellence.

    USATODAY.com - World Championships preview: Speedskating

  • North Korea's troops, 70 percent of which are gathered within sprinting distance of the Korean peninsula's tripwire demilitarized zone, go on combat alert and Communist Party officials gather at a hurriedly called meeting in P'yongyang, the North Korean capital.

    Time to End the Korean War

  • The power and speed we have from sprinting translates to pushing a sled down an icy track.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • The power and speed we have from sprinting translates to pushing a sled down an icy track.

    Edmonton Sun

  • The power and speed we have from sprinting translates to pushing a sled down an icy track.

    Edmonton Sun

  • The power and speed we have from sprinting translates to pushing a sled down an icy track.

    Ottawa Sun

  • The power and speed we have from sprinting translates to pushing a sled down an icy track.

    Ottawa Sun

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