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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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The "My Happy Life Jump-Start Guide" is available now on Amazon.com and also at the HappinessMe website at https://happinessme.net/product/my-happy-life-jump-start-guide/
The synergies will generate accelerated tangible value to procurement organizations as part of the Sourcing Jump-Start offering.
"In fact, we had our own Del Boy moment when the car refused to start after the service and it had to be jump-started for the journey to the cemetery.
RAY: A jump-start (or roll start, most accurately) turns that equation around.
A jump-start is asking for a hand-up not a handout.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has invested $16.4 million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funds to jump-start a range of research projects that address critical gaps in the basic biomedical and behavioral sciences.
"I envied those with the great jobs and resented that I didn't have their family connections to jump-start my career," says 39-year-old Redic, who is now the president and CEO of Just Say It Inc., a Chicago-based boutique agency that provides creative greetings and expressions for special occasions.
The recent merger talks between UAL, parent of United Airlines, and Continental Airlines could further jump-start the process and spur any laggards into the game.
This means they can skip some potential dead ends and jump-start work on promising leads.
This copycat capacity, until now observed only in human and chimpanzee infants, seems to have evolved in all these primates as a way to jump-start newborns' face-to-face communication with adults, say evolutionary biologist Pier F.
At the time, the Mellon Foundation agreed to jump-start the data collection effort with the understanding that it would be transferred to NEH once the budget had been secured, probably in two years.
Ray Schwartz, of University of Texas at Austin, uses Feldenkrais to jump-start improvisation sessions.
That's the question 17-year-old Antonio Locus of Durham, N.C., asks to get other gay teens interested in the group he loves: the Jump-Start National Leadership Team, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network.
Facing the prospect of more unrest, President Jacques Chirac agreed on April 10 to rescind the law, which was intended to help create jobs and jump-start France's sluggish economy.
Employees, however, were the most critical element affecting the success of the jump-start effort.