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English definition of “from a standing start”

from a standing start

from not moving : This car can reach 60 mph from a standing start in six seconds .Driving and operating road vehiclesImmobility
(Definition of from a standing start from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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