English adjective: starting
|1.||starting (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear|
|Samples||With eyes starting from their sockets.|
|2.||starting appropriate to the beginning or start of an event|
|Samples||The starting point.|
Hands in the starting position.
English noun: starting
|1.||starting (act) a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)|
|Samples||He got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital.|
His starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen.
|Broader (hypernym)||play, turn|