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English adjective: starting

1. starting (especially of eyes) bulging or protruding as with fear

SamplesWith eyes starting from their sockets.



2. starting appropriate to the beginning or start of an event

SamplesThe 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)

SamplesHe 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

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