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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Activating an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of cables to another car v. - Activate vigorously; Activate (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery.

Usage examples (33)
  • Rubin & Co. think they can jump-start such a trend here.
  • The breakfast meeting tomorrow may jump-start communications.
  • Problems arose when my mother tried to jump-start Carmel's career.
  • Still, low prices are a classic way to jump-start an Internet business. for more
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