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From: Network Terminology

 開始 起動

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 start v. i. [imp. & p. p. started; p. pr. & vb. n. starting.]
 1. To leap; to jump. [Obs.]
 2. To move suddenly, as with a spring or leap, from surprise, pain, or other sudden feeling or emotion, or by a voluntary act.
    And maketh him out of his sleep to start.   --Chaucer.
    I start as from some dreadful dream.   --Dryden.
    Keep your soul to the work when ready to start aside.   --I. Watts.
 But if he start,
 It is the flesh of a corrupted heart.   --Shak.
 3. To set out; to commence a course, as a race or journey; to begin; as, to start in business.
    At once they start, advancing in a line.   --Dryden.
 At intervals some bird from out the brakes
 Starts into voice a moment, then is still.   --Byron.
 4. To become somewhat displaced or loosened; as, a rivet or a seam may start under strain or pressure.
 To start after, to set out after; to follow; to pursue.
 To start against, to act as a rival candidate against.
 To start for, to be a candidate for, as an office.
 To start up, to rise suddenly, as from a seat or couch; to come suddenly into notice or importance.