sprint

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See also: šprint and Sprint

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alteration of earlier sprent (to leap; bound; dart), from Northern Middle English sprenten, from Old Norse *sprenta (for later spretta), from Proto-Germanic *sprantijaną, causative of Proto-Germanic *sprintaną (to jump up; bounce), from Proto-Indo-European *sprend-, *sprendʰ- (to flinch; jump), from Proto-Indo-European *sper- (to twitch; fidget; flinch; jump; be quick). Cognate with Middle High German sprenzen (to sprinkle; splash), Swedish spritta (to startle), Icelandic spretta (to spring forth; emerge; arise; develop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spɹɪnt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnt

Noun[edit]

sprint (plural sprints)

  1. A short race at top speed.
  2. A burst of speed or activity.
  3. (software engineering) In Agile software development, a period of development of a fixed time that is preceded and followed by meetings.

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Verb[edit]

sprint (third-person singular simple present sprints, present participle sprinting, simple past sprinted or (nonstandard, humorous) sprant, past participle sprinted or (nonstandard, humorous) sprunt)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World[1]:
      "So I broke away early this mornin', gave my guard a kick in the tummy that laid him out, and sprinted for the camp.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint.

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sprint m

  1. sprint

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint.

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sprint m (plural sprints or sprinten, diminutive sprintje n)

  1. sprint

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint.

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sprint m (plural sprints)

  1. sprint, short top-speed race

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German[edit]

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sprint

  1. singular imperative of sprinten

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsprint/
  • Rhymes: -int
  • Hyphenation: sprìnt

Noun[edit]

sprint m (invariable)

  1. sprint (short, fast race)
  2. vivacity, brio

Noun[edit]

sprint f (invariable)

  1. a motor car having strong acceleration

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint, from Middle English sprenten, from Old Norse *sprenta, from Proto-Germanic *sprantijaną, causative of *sprintaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sprend-, *sprendʰ-, from *sper-.

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sprint m inan

  1. (athletics) sprint (short race at top speed)
  2. sprint (burst of speed or activity)

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nouns
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • sprint in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • sprint in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sprint.

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sprint n (plural sprinturi)

  1. sprint

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English sprint.

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sprȉnt m (Cyrillic spelling спри̏нт)

  1. sprint

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈpɾint/, [esˈpɾĩn̪t̪]

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sprint m (plural sprints)

  1. Alternative spelling of esprint

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