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jump-start

1. n. the act of starting a car by getting power—through jumper cables—from another car. Who can give me a jump-start?
2. tv. to start a car by getting power from another car. I can’t jump-start your car. My battery is low.
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Latamkey helps tech companies jump-start their sales, accelerate growth, develop their pipeline and generate demand in Latin America, while ensuring compliance and minimal impact on operational expenditures.
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I take a balanced time-release fertilizer and work it into the soil lightly with the rake and that kind of jump-starts the season.
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Although summer plans can often hinder efforts to maintain a consistent workout regimen, the Jump-Start Program was created with travel plans and busy schedules in mind.
The $255,723,850 authorized represents a jump-start to bring broadband to these areas.
The Portable Rechargeable 'Jumpstart2' functions as an air compressor for tyres and other inflatables, a jump-start utilising 400 amps of boost starting power for dead car batteries, a portable energy supply for powering DC-operated electrical appliances, and a work light for evening use.
The Hip Girl's Handbook For The Working World is a guide for women who are new to the workforce, just got laid off, or who are looking to jump-start their career.
While I was looking for resources for it online, I found the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network and applied for its Jump-Start Leadership Team [see story, page 69].
Returning Matt Moore to UCLA's starting-quarterback spot isn't the only position change coach Karl Dorrell made this week in an effort to jump-start the offense.
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