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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sprinter(noun)

    someone who runs a short distance at top speed


  1. sprinter(Noun)

    one who sprints

  2. Sprinter(ProperNoun)

    A Britsh diesel multiple unit of class 150, 153, 155, 156, 158 or 159

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sprinter(noun)

    one who sprints; one who runs in sprint races; as, a champion sprinter


  1. Sprinter

    The Sprinter is a family of diesel multiple unit trains in use on the UK railway system. They were built in the 1980s and early 1990s by BREL, Metro Cammell and Leyland. Most are based around a Cummins engine with Voith hydraulic transmission, although 47 class 158 units have a Perkins engine instead. Sprinters can be seen operating in almost every part of the UK, from rural branch lines to commuter expresses into major cities. Originally British Rail coined the 'Sprinter' name for the units, mainly to promote the superior acceleration capabilities of the units compared with the First-Generation DMU trains they replaced. Ads such as 'The Sprinters are coming' were locally advertised in newspapers when these trains were scheduled to be introduced. Great play was also made of, in many cases, reduced journey times and on many lines timetables were changed to take advantage.

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  1. reprints

  2. printers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprinter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprinter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sprinter in a Sentence

  1. Manager AJ Hinch:

    Hes got an incredible instinct for the moment, he leaves some gas in his gas tank at the end of his outings ... like a good sprinter, like at the finish line, hes going to win. Hes going to win the race at the end of his outings.

  2. Michael Johnson:

    Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.

  3. Bhagwati Agrawal:

    The way I look at it, I'm 70 years old i only have maybe 10 years left of active life. Right now I'm like Usain Bolt, the sprinter. ... And I will run very fast to accomplish this mission.

  4. Gomez Cora:

    ( The 2015 Pan-American Games in) Toronto was perfect with all the athletes in a modern village but now it will be multiplied by five continents and other greats, seeing top basketball players, golfers,( sprinter) Usain Bolt with Gomez Cora little tray next to you in the meal queue, i'd be happy to stay there for two hours, you usually curse when a queue is long but I'd want it to be eternal and it's not a forced situation, it's natural and you're all there as equals.

  5. Anatoly Vorobyov:

    Everyone wants to be a sprinter. No one wants to invest in the long term.

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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. eloquent
    • B. incumbent
    • C. ravening
    • D. indiscernible

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