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  • noun The metal bar on motorcycle that is used to start its engine.
  • noun The act of starting a motorcycle by quickly depressing the kick start with one's foot.
  • noun A fast or strong start; help with starting or beginning well.
  • noun An impetus that starts or restarts some process.
  • verb transitive To start a motorcycle
  • verb transitive To start or begin strongly or quickly.

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  • noun a starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body


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From kick + start.


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