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sprint

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

sprintv. i. [Cf. Sprunt.].
     To run very rapidly; to run at full speed.  [1913 Webster]
    "A runner [in a quarter-mile race] should be able to sprint the whole way."  [1913 Webster]
sprintn. 
     The act of sprinting; a run of a short distance at full speed.  [1913 Webster]
Sprint race, a foot race at the highest running speed; -- usually limited to distances under a quarter of a mile.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sprint, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. run a short distance at full speed.
2 tr. run (a specified distance) in this way.
--n.
1 such a run.
2 a similar short spell of maximum effort in cycling, swimming, motor racing, etc.

Derivative
sprinter n.
Etymology
ON sprinta (unrecorded), of unkn. orig.

THESAURUS

sprint

Le Mans, air race, automobile race, bicycle race, boat race, bound, burst, burst of speed, canter, contest of speed, cross-country race, dash, dead run, derby, dog race, dogtrot, drag race, endurance race, flank speed, flat-out speed, footrace, forced draft, fox-trot, full gallop, gallop, get, git, hand gallop, headlong rush, heat, heavy right foot, high lope, hightail, hop, hop along, hotfoot, hurdle race, jog trot, lap, leap, lope, make tracks, marathon, marathon race, match race, maximum speed, motorcycle race, obstacle race, open throttle, plunge, potato race, race, regatta, relay, relay race, road race, run, rush, sack race, scamper, scoot, scud, scurry, scuttle, shin, speedway race, spring, sprint race, spurt, step, step along, step lively, stock-car race, three-legged race, torch race, track race, trip, trot, walk, wide-open speed, yacht race

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