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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a quick run;
[syn: dash, sprint]


VERB (1)

1. run very fast, usually for a short distance;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sprint \Sprint\ (spr[i^]nt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sprinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sprinting.] [Cf. Sprunt.] To run very rapidly; to run at full speed. [1913 Webster] A runner [in a quarter-mile race] should be able to sprint the whole way. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sprint \Sprint\, n. The act of sprinting; a run of a short distance at full speed. [1913 Webster] Sprint race, a foot race at the highest running speed; -- usually limited to distances under a quarter of a mile. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sprint n 1: a quick run [syn: dash, sprint] v 1: run very fast, usually for a short distance
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

81 Moby Thesaurus words for "sprint": Le Mans, air race, automobile race, bicycle race, boat race, bound, burst, burst of speed, canter, contest of speed, cross-country race, dash, dead run, derby, dog race, dogtrot, drag race, endurance race, flank speed, flat-out speed, footrace, forced draft, fox-trot, full gallop, gallop, get, git, hand gallop, headlong rush, heat, heavy right foot, high lope, hightail, hop, hop along, hotfoot, hurdle race, jog trot, lap, leap, lope, make tracks, marathon, marathon race, match race, maximum speed, motorcycle race, obstacle race, open throttle, plunge, potato race, race, regatta, relay, relay race, road race, run, rush, sack race, scamper, scoot, scud, scurry, scuttle, shin, speedway race, spring, sprint race, spurt, step, step along, step lively, stock-car race, three-legged race, torch race, track race, trip, trot, walk, wide-open speed, yacht race
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

SPRINT List processing language involving stack operations. "SPRINT - A Direct Approach to List Processing Languages", C.A. Kapps, Proc SJCC 30 (1967). Sammet 1969, p 462.