Sprint Sprint (spr[i^]nt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sprinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sprinting}.] [Cf. {Sprunt}.] To run very rapidly; to run at full speed. [1913 Webster]

A runner [in a quarter-mile race] should be able to sprint the whole way. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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