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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: jump-start (0.00989 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: jump-start jump-start v 1: start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery [syn: jumpstart, jump] 2: start or re-start vigorously; “The Secretary of State intends to jumpstart the Middle East Peace Process” [syn: jumpstart]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Jump-start jumpstart \jump"start`\, Jump-start \Jump"-start`\, v. t. 1. To start (the engine of a motor vehicle) using a temporary connection to supply electrical power from another vehicle or another source of current; -- an emergency procedure used when a vehicle's own battery has insufficient power to start the vehicle normally. Note: Cables used to transmit electrical current from one vehicle to another for the purpose of jump-starting are called jumper cables. [PJC] 2. To provide a speedy start to (an activity) using the assistance of some external impetus; to re-energize (an activity proceeding sluggishly); -- accomplished by application of a stimulus not normally used in the activity. [Figurative] [PJC] Jump-start \Jump"-start`\, n. The action or event of jump-starting. For motor vehicles, the jump-starting of an engine is also called a jump. [PJC]


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