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Synonyms for starter

a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition


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food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)

a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

a culture containing yeast or bacteria that is used to start the process of fermentation or souring in making butter or cheese or dough

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Analysis of the competitive landscape, emerging- and high-growth segments of the combination starters market,
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Turn in all Surelite starters as category two deficiencies and document with a product quality deficiency report (PQDR).
Junior National Team player is the Trojans' first freshman starter at shortstop since Seth Davidson in 1998.
Multiple starter kits may also be connected together in a JTAG chain to demonstrate multiple-device programming via a single programmer connection.
It will not be the end of the honorary starters however, with Arnold Palmer next in line to fulfil the role when he finally retires.
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Piano Discoveries offers the option of beginning in the Off-staff Starter book (pre-reading notation) for younger beginners or the On-staff Starter book (immediate introduction to the Grand Staff) for older beginners.
Another way to test for fuel movement is to turn the switch off, pull the choke on, place your thumb over the sparkplug hole, and pull the starter rope several times.
You can change your technique to encourage more or less sour flavor, and you can use the starter in quick or more involved ways.
Offer a strategic analysis of the aftermarket for Class 1 to 8 starter and alternator replacement parts
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Bitec[R] Starter LR 1-1000 and Bitec[R] Starter LR 2 ensure efficient raw sausage production and provide end products with a mild sensory profile
Sailors have experienced crumbling plastic starter casings when normal pressure was applied in an attempt to remove them.