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sprint

1. Athletics a short race run at top speed, such as the 100 metres
2. a fast finishing speed at the end of a longer race, as in running or cycling, etc.

Sprint

[sprint]
(ordnance)
A United States guided, surface-to-air, high-acceleration, antimissile missile with nuclear warhead capability employed in the Nike X system.

SPRINT

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.

Sprint

(1) A Scrum software project time frame. See Scrum.

(2) (Sprint Nextel Corporation, Overland Park, KS, www.sprint.com) The third largest cellular provider in the U.S., following Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Sprint dates back to the Brown Telephone Company, a local telco founded in Abilene, Kansas in 1898 by Cleyson Brown and Carlos Florendo, Jr. The Sprint name came from the Intelligent Network of Telecommunications (INT) that was created from the Southern Pacific Railroad's (SPR) microwave network that ran along its railroad tracks.

In the 1980s, GTE acquired Sprint and later merged it with United Telecom, the successor to Brown Telephone, creating U.S. Sprint. In 2005, Sprint acquired Nextel, a push-to-talk network. See CDMA and Nextel.
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Beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 12, LG V50 ThinQ 5G, HTC 5G Hub and Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be available in select Sprint retail stores in Chicago.
The athletes stood still before the starting line (50 cm) and performed the sprint at top speed at the distance of 10 m and 20 m in a straight line, 20 m in zig zag (ZZT), and 20 m shuttle running, thus totaling 40 m (20 + 20 m = Acyclic Sprint).
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Buchheit et al., (2012:555-562) analyzed repeated sprint performances from different aspects and evaluated the relationship between lactate, heart rate, time parameters and angles.
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To take advantage of this program, customers should contact Sprint to obtain an application form.
The newest Sprint PCS Connection Card will enable average user speeds of 400-700 kbps and peak rates of up to 2.0 Mbps in EV-DO coverage areas and average user speeds of 50 to 70 kbps, with peak speeds of up to 144 kbps, on the 1XRTT portion of the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
Ends & Halfbacks: Right end and halfback should sprint downfield at the snap and act as "gunners." They have to try to get "in the face" of the deep back who is attempting to field and return the punt.