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- n. A place where a journey starts.
- n. A subject matter to use to commence an activity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- the point from which motion begins, or from which anything starts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. earliest limiting point
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I loved returning to this universe when I finally used "Remembering Siri" as a starting point to write the 1,500 or so pages of HYPERION and THE FALL OF HYPERION.
To be sure, the starting point of this plague in our countrylies in large part in the parliamentary institution in which irresponsibilityof the purest breed is cultivated.
Not my idea of a good starting point for a diet, but hCG injections are recommended in some diet programs. hCG stimulates ovulation and testosterone production.
That is why the recent dramatic changes in the economic landscape of the Asia Pacific are the starting point for any cogent analysis of what is happening in the region.
They had reached the head of the gulf, then a region of mangrove swamps and flat waters, but now covered by the wharves of Port Augusta, and within view of the starting point of the transcontinental railway.
Its starting point was a study, published by Diamond in 1975, of bird distributions and community structure on fifty islands of the Bismarck Archipelago, just east of New Guinea.
Reference-group feelings can provide a powerful starting point for a RELATE campaign.
A life using liquid methane as its basic solvent, solid ammonia as a starting point for nitrate synthesis: the plants use solar energy to build unsaturated carbon compounds, releasing hydrogen; the animals eat the plants and reduce those compounds again to the saturated form.
Taiichi Ohno and the other innovators at postwar Toyota therefore really did gain their starting point from Henry Ford, but perhaps more from Highland Park than from the Rouge.
For me'alaw means "from above him" and marks the starting point of His departure.