Meaning of sprint

sprint

Pronunciation: (sprint), [key]
—v.t.
  1. to traverse in sprinting: to sprint a half mile.
—n.
  1. a short race at full speed.
  2. a burst of speed at any point during a long race, as near the finish line.
  3. a brief spell of great activity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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