Definitions

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  • adj. That cannot be started.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ startable

Examples

  • The updates, probably in conjunction with some other factors have (again, probably) made Vista unstable and unstartable.

    Word Magazine - Comments

  • The .199 batting average and .378 slugging almost make him unstartable, only they don't have many better options.

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  • I lived in Brazil some time actually 85% of my whole life and now living in Germany I’m often asked about the Pro-Álcool project, I believe the eco-conscient europeans think that might be a good solution, but the truth is, ethanol has a different ignition temeperature, and during winter the car would remain “unstartable”, even with electronic fuel injection.

    A Few Things (Among Many) I Didn’t Know About Brazil - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

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