See also: šprint

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Alteration of earlier sprent (to leap; bound; dart), from Middle English sprenten, from Old English *sprentan, 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).

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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English.

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sprint m

  1. sprint

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sprint.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sprɪnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sprint
  • Rhymes: -ɪnt

NounEdit

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

  1. sprint

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English.

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sprint m (plural sprints)

  1. sprint, short top-speed race.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English.

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sprint m (invariable)

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

sprint f (invariable)

  1. A motor car having strong acceleration

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sprint.

NounEdit

sprȉnt m (Cyrillic spelling спри̏нт)

  1. sprint

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English.

NounEdit

sprint m (plural sprints)

  1. sprint