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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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The market research includes data from key manufacturers of Electric Starter such as ABB, Carlo Gavazzi, Phoenix Contact, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Eaton, etc.
According to a new study by Fact.MR, the global sales of starter feed surpassed 66,300 thousand tons in 2018.
Summary: United States will remain the leading market for starter feed market on account of steady growth of poultry industry in the region
MORE starter flats are needed to avoid homelessness for young people leaving care in Rhondda Cynon Taf, a councillor has said.
Prague, Czech Republic, January 10, 2019 --( Starter Homes s.r.o., a leading Central European property developer based in Prague today announced plans to raise funds through an DSO Digital Security Offering.
But these days, industrial manufacturers add a starter culture of bacteria to the meat instead, much the way a bread baker adds a packet of yeast to her dough.
The right engine failed to turn over upon application of starter. Pilot noted smoke and burning smell from under the instrument panel.
Finally, by the time I owned the 700P there was a solution: a better starter. As an electrical engineer, it was clear to me that if the starter turned the ignition faster, the built-in stock magneto would put out more spark.
Our study shows that a pinion shift starter using a high voltage must be one potential solution.
T&X Auto Parts Co., Ltd, a top aftermarket starter solenoid & relay manufacturer, is launching 70 new solenoid switches that cover more than 6,000 vehicles in operation
3 May 2017 - China-based automotive components and coal mining machinery producer Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group (SSE: 601717) (HKEX:00564) has partnered with Hong Kong-based private equity firm China Renaissance Capital Investment (CRCI) to acquire the starter and generator (SG) business SG Holding of Germany based engineering and electronics company Robert Bosch GmbH, the companies said.
Activision is selling a multiplayer starter pack for $14.99 on Steam, but there are plenty of modes and options missing, including the popular "Zombies" game mode.
Any starter can reach 43 other states--all but the six other starters.
When it comes to how the Conservatives are going to deliver this vision, the Starter Homes Initiative is heralded as the answer.