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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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Concise and practical, Jump-Starting the Stalled Fundraising Campaign discusses:
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Applied Materials' first generation Endura Cu Barrier/Seed system was instrumental in jump-starting the industry's successful move to copper chips.
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But wireless applications and services delivery platforms for the consumer and enterprise markets have gained significant momentum and are a powerful catalyst for jump-starting the nascent wireless data industry.
These fresh funds are already in China revving up operations at all levels and jump-starting key projects," Watt stated.
Marketing 1to1 Ventures LP prides itself in its role as an active investor, taking a hands-on approach to jump-starting the growth of its portfolio companies.
The company functions as strictly an incubator, and as such intends to graduate clients into traditional marketing firms after jump-starting their early stage marketing efforts.