Sprint

Definition of Sprint

Pronunciation: sprĭnt
v. i.1.To run very rapidly; to run at full speed.
[imp. & p. p. Sprinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sprinting.]
A runner [in a quarter-mile race] should be able to sprint the whole way.
- Encyc. Brit.
n.1.The act of sprinting; a run of a short distance at full speed.
Sprint race
a foot race at the highest running speed; - usually limited to distances under a quarter of a mile.

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