Starting hole
Starting Start"ing (st[aum]rt"[i^]ng), a. & n. from {Start}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Starting bar} (Steam Eng.), a hand lever for working the valves in starting an engine.

{Starting hole}, a loophole; evasion. [Obs.]

{Starting point}, the point from which motion begins, or from which anything starts.

{Starting post}, a post, stake, barrier, or place from which competitors in a race start, or begin the race. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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