Definition of Sprint

1. Noun. A quick run.

Exact synonyms: Dash
Generic synonyms: Run, Running
Specialized synonyms: Break
Derivative terms: Dash



2. Verb. Run very fast, usually for a short distance. "Sam and Sue sprint"
Generic synonyms: Run
Derivative terms: Sprinter

Definition of Sprint

1. v. i. To run very rapidly; to run at full speed.

2. n. The act of sprinting; a run of a short distance at full speed.

Definition of Sprint

1. Noun. A short race at top speed ¹

2. Noun. A burst of speed or activity ¹

3. Noun. In (w Agile software development), a period of development of a fixed time that is preceded and followed by meetings. ¹

4. Verb. (ambitransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sprint

1. to run at top speed [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprint

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sprinkled
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sprinkler system
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sprinklering
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sprinklings
sprinkly
sprint (current term)
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sprite halo
spriteful
spritelike
spritely
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spriters

Literary usage of Sprint

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1. Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1998)
"sprint Training sprint training helps develop speed and increase muscle strength. Individuals are required to sprint repeatedly at maximum speed while ..."

2. Dedicated Computer Crime Units by J. Thomas McEwen (1988)
"A sprint customer authorization code is a set of numbers assigned to a ... The customer completes a call by dialing a US sprint access number such as ..."

3. The Lives of the Puritans: Containing a Biographical Account of Those by Benjamin Brook (1813)
"JOHN sprint, AM—This learned person was the son of Dr. John sprint, dean of Bristol, a frequent Calvinistic preacher; was born in or near that city, ..."

4. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"sprint RACES (DASHES) DEFINITION. — sprint and dash are interchangeable terms. They indicate a run for a distance short enough to admit of maximum speed ..."

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