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jump-start

jump-start

pronunciation:
juhmp start
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jump-started, jump-starting, jump-starts
definition: to start (a motor vehicle) either by rolling or pushing (it) with the ignition on and suddenly releasing the clutch, or by connecting the dead battery to a live battery with jumper cables.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: jump-starts
definition: the act or an instance of jump-starting a car.