kick-start

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kick-start

1. noun Literally, a metal bar on a motorcycle that one kicks down with one's foot in order to start the engine. Also called a "kick-starter." Jake hit the kick-start and peeled out of town on his motorcycle.
2. noun An action or event that serves to start, reinvigorate, or reactivate some activity, system, or process. Our productivity is beginning to slump. We need to come up with some kind of a kick-start for our employees.
3. verb Literally, to start a motorcycle by kicking down on a metal bar that activates the engine. Please don't kick-start your bike until I'm firmly on the seat behind you!
4. verb By extension, to start, reinvigorate, or reactivate some activity, system, or process. Politicians are hoping that the new stimulus package will help kick-start the economy.
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Summary: Muscat: Muscat Hills Golf & Country Club kick started the New Year in style with .
Muscat: Muscat Hills Golf & Country Club kick started the New Year in style with a fun Scramble tournament dedicated to members and their guests.
Summary: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday kick started his campaign for ruling Congress party in Unnao constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Unnao, March 29 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday kick started his campaign for ruling Congress party in Unnao constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Traditionally, CES has always kick started our sales and has always generated the most media coverage during our company's existence.
Summary: The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion week or WIFW, one of the most anticipated events in the fashion industry, kick started in New Delhi on Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion week or WIFW, one of the most anticipated events in the fashion industry, kick started in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Summary: The second India-Bhutan friendship car rally kick started in West Bengal on Thursday.
Siliguri, March 5 (ANI):The second India-Bhutan friendship car rally kick started in West Bengal on Thursday.
Summary: A ten-day cultural carnival popularly known as Taj Mahotsav kick started on Wednesday at Agra.
Agra,February 19 (ANI):A ten-day cultural carnival popularly known as Taj Mahotsav kick started on Wednesday at Agra.
Summary: A five-day long winter carnival recently kick started with a colourful parade representing the culture of Himachal Pradesh in valley town of Manali.