Outsprint



[sprint] /sprɪnt/

verb (used without object)
1.
to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing, etc.
verb (used with object)
2.
to traverse in sprinting:
to sprint a half mile.
noun
3.
a short race at full speed.
4.
a burst of speed at any point during a long race, as near the finish line.
5.
a brief spell of great activity.
/ˌaʊtˈsprɪnt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to run faster than (someone)
/sprɪnt/
noun
1.
(athletics) a short race run at top speed, such as the 100 metres
2.
a fast finishing speed at the end of a longer race, as in running or cycling, etc
3.
any quick run
verb (intransitive)
4.
to go at top speed, as in running, cycling, etc
v.

1560s, “to spring, dart,” from Old Norse spretta “to jump up.” Meaning “to run a short distance at full speed” first recorded 1871. Related: Sprinted; sprinting.
n.

1865, from sprint (v.).

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