from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A series of stalls with doors that open simultaneously at the beginning of a race.
  • noun A movable barrier that starts an automatic timer when a competitor, such as a skier, moves through it.

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  • noun a movable barrier on the starting line of a race course


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