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Meaning of SPRINT

Pronunciation:  sprint

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a quick run
  2. [v]  run very fast, usually for a short distance

SPRINT is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: dash
 See Also: break, run, run, running



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sprint\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sprinted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sprinting}.] [Cf. {Sprunt}.]
    To run very rapidly; to run at full speed.
          A runner [in a quarter-mile race] should be able to
          sprint the whole way.                    --Encyc. Brit.
  2. \Sprint\, n.
    The act of sprinting; a run of a short distance at full
    {Sprint race}, a foot race at the highest running speed; --
       usually limited to distance under a quarter of a mile.
Computing Dictionary

List processing language involving stack operations. "SPRINT - A Direct Approach to List Processing Languages", C.A. Kapps, Proc SJCC 30 (1967). Sammet 1969, p 462.