[ noun ] 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"
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
Ed_Donnelly is still bothered by a side injury and will miss his starting turn .(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
Manager_Hemus , eager to end a pitching slump that has brought four losses in the five games on the current home stand , moved Gibson to the Wednesday night starting assignment .(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)
Albert ( 1949 ) has concluded that the most active preparations of TSH made during this period , from 1931 to 1945 , were probably about 100 to 300 times as potent as the starting material .
[ adjective ] (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear
"with eyes starting from their sockets"
[ adjective ] appropriate to the beginning or start of an event
"the starting point" "hands in the starting position"
Used in print(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
Keeping the hands in the starting position , run in_place to a quick rhythm .