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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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Booster PAC International, an ISO 9001 certified company, owns 65% of the worldwide portable automotive jump-starting market and is presently developing three new heavy duty units.
We are excited to be chosen as the power solution for Booster PAC's next generation of jump-starting and auxiliary power units," said Arnie Allen, vice president of marketing and sales at BOLDER Technologies.
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Correctly jump-starting a car is essential because batteries contain liquid acid and a potentially explosive gas," said Ralph Peters, president of the motor club.
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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.