sprint

When you run really fast, you sprint. You and your sister might sprint to the bus stop, racing to see who can get there first.

In the sport of track and field, a sprint is a short race that's run at top speed the whole way. Two professional cyclists also sprint when they race on bikes that start out side-by-side. If you notice a swarm of angry wasps heading your direction, you can sprint indoors, hoping you move faster than they do. Sprint has a Scandinavian root, possibly the Old Norse word spretta, "to jump up."

Definitions of sprint
1

v run very fast, usually for a short distance

Type of:
run
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

n a quick run

Synonyms:
dash
Types:
break
a sudden dash
fast break
(basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball
Type of:
run, running
the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

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