from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An apparatus that braces a runner's feet at the start of a sprint, consisting of two angled supports adjustably mounted on a rigid frame that is usually anchored to the track.
- noun One of the raised platforms mounted at one end of a pool from which swimmers begin a race.
- noun The beginning of an endeavor or period of time.
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- noun block providing bracing for a runner's feet at start of a race
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