jump-start : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car
- v start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
- v start or re-start vigorously
- To jump-start the economy, Obama needs to spread around hundreds of billions of dollars, and he'd be wise to start with the currently underfunded efforts to restore the Everglades .
- Doodling, in contrast, requires very few executive resources but just enough cognitive effort to keep you from daydreaming, which if unchecked will jump-start activity in .
- In the past 16 weeks, the government has pledged, loaned or invested some $10 trillion to fix ailing banks, jump-start financial markets and keep the automakers from bankruptcy.
- Lindsey Graham in Reuters South Africa
It will be a very comprehensive approach to jump-start the economy, by allowing capital to be formed easier in America by lowering taxes,Graham said on CBS' "Face the Nation."