Definition of Startings

1. starting [n] - See also: starting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Startings

starting gate
starting gun
starting handle
starting line
starting motor
starting pitcher
starting pitchers
starting point
starting points
starting post
starting signal
starting stalls
starting time
starting up
startings (current term)
startle reaction
startle reflex
startle response

Literary usage of Startings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"... paralytic debility of all muscles, especially of feet; disinclination and aversion to work and motion; great restlessness; with sudden startings; ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1829)
"It remained for several minutes quiescent, and then some of the divisions of the frond exhibited sudden startings like spasms. I had repeatedly before been ..."

3. The Pathogenetic Effects of Some of the Principal Homoeopathic Remedies by H.F. Dunsford (1838)
"Starting tearing pain in the arm and hand; the arms and hands marbled blue ; startings of the muscles in the fore-arms and hands; startings of the fingers. ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1894)
"The startings of the limbs in going to sleep in those who are somewhat exhausted by fatigue or anxiety, or who are in lowered health, are of like nature. ..."

5. Medico-chirurgical Transactions (1867)
"Has not slept well, being much troubled with startings in the legs (the first time since the ... The startings are very troublesome—does not sleep much. ..."

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