Associations to the word «Starting»


STARTING, verb. Present participle of start
STARTING, noun. The act of something that starts.
STARTING BAR, noun. A hand lever for working the valves when starting a steam engine.
STARTING BERTH, noun. (soccer) An appearance in a match from the kick-off.
STARTING FIVE, noun. (US) (basketball) The five players who are initially playing for a team at the start of a game.
STARTING FIVES, noun. Plural of starting five
STARTING GUN, noun. (athletics) A gun fired to start a race
STARTING GUN, noun. (figuratively) A signal to start or proceed
STARTING HOLE, noun. (dated) A loophole; evasion.
STARTING PITCHER, noun. (baseball) A pitcher who is usually used to start a game; a member of a team's rotation. Compare relief pitcher.
STARTING PITCHER, noun. (baseball) A pitcher who is recorded to begin the game.
STARTING PITCHERS, noun. Plural of starting pitcher
STARTING POINT, noun. A place where a journey starts.
STARTING POINT, noun. A subject matter to use to commence an activity.
STARTING POINTS, noun. Plural of starting point
STARTING PRICE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see starting,‎ price.
STARTING PRICE, noun. The opening price for an item at an auction.
STARTING PRICE, noun. (horse racing) The final odds on a horse when the race starts; also used to designate a system of fixed-odds betting using such prices. Abbreviation: SP.
STARTING PRICES, noun. Plural of starting price
STARTING UP, verb. Present participle of start up

Dictionary definition

STARTING, 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".
STARTING, adjective. (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear; "with eyes starting from their sockets".
STARTING, adjective. Appropriate to the beginning or start of an event; "the starting point"; "hands in the starting position".

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