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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Start·ing a. & n. from Start, v.
 Starting bar Steam Eng., a hand lever for working the valves in starting an engine.
 Starting hole, a loophole; evasion. [Obs.]
 Starting point, the point from which motion begins, or from which anything starts.
 Starting post, a post, stake, barrier, or place from which competitors in a race start, or begin the race.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear;
             "with eyes starting from their sockets"
      2: appropriate to the beginning or start of an event; "the
         starting point"; "hands in the starting position"
      n : a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning); "he got
          his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the
          hospital"; "his starting meant that the coach thought he
          was one of their best linemen" [syn: start]