Crossword clues for jumpstart
The Collaborative International Dictionary
jumpstart \jump"start`\, Jump-start \Jump"-start`\, v. t.
To start (the engine of a motor vehicle) using a temporary connection to supply electrical power from another vehicle or another source of current; -- an emergency procedure used when a vehicle's own battery has insufficient power to start the vehicle normally.
Note: Cables used to transmit electrical current from one vehicle to another for the purpose of jump-starting are called jumper cables.
To provide a speedy start to (an activity) using the assistance of some external impetus; to re-energize (an activity proceeding sluggishly); -- accomplished by application of a stimulus not normally used in the activity. [Figurative]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. (alternative form of jump-start English) vb. (alternative form of jump-start English)
JumpStart is an educational media franchise for children, consisting mostly of educational games, produced by Knowledge Adventure. The series is distributed as Jump Ahead in the United Kingdom. It originally consisted of a series of educational PC games, but has expanded to include workbooks, videos, iPad apps, and other media - including, perhaps most significantly, a massively multiplayer online game located at JumpStart.com, first launched March 10, 2009.
JumpStart is a computer network installation tool set used by the Solaris operating system.
'''Jumpstart '''is a Los Angeles-based non-profit that helps support, develop and enhance the effectiveness of projects and organizations initiating from within the Jewish Community.