starter


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to starter: kick starter, Starter pokemon

prim·er

(prī'mĕr),
1. A molecule, which may be a small polymer, that initiates the synthesis of a larger structure. Synonym(s): starter
2. A pheromone that causes a long-term physiologic change.

starter

A pure culture of bacteria or other microorganism used to initiate a particular fermentation, as in the making of cheese.

starter

Welsh springer spaniel.
References in periodicals archive ?
Inspection revealed battery, starter and starter relay at fault.
Todays proposals mean starter homes will be built on hundreds of housebuilding sites across the country, encouraging private and affordable housing is built side by side in mixed communities.
The PowerFlight starters use long-life brushes and a field-wound electric motor with no permanent magnets.
The first liquid starter culture consists of strains of the species Lactobacilhis sakei and Stapbylimoccus earnosus.
The performance of DS7 soft starters is therefore fully comparable to that of bulkier and more costly three-phase controlled soft starters.
A number of Sailors have experienced shocks during removal/replacement of Surelite brand metal case fluorescent light starters on an energized fixture.
The turbine motor utilizes a patented slip-fit modular design that allows rear access of the starter for simpler service, reduced downtime and lower repair costs, Ingersoll Rand said.
Replacing the starters is quick and easy--they simply twist in and out.
So, when you try to start your excavator's engine, never keep the starter engaged for more than 15 seconds.
With the announcement of immediate availability of the low-cost starter kit and our A3P250 device, Actel continues to execute its plan to rollout the ProASIC3/E family, the industry's only true flash-based FPGA solution," said Martin Mason, director of flash product marketing, Actel.
I have talked with Arnold about being an honorary starter and he has said he would be honoured to be one at the appropriate time.
The hotface, whether heated by a gas flame, radiation from a starter block, or conduction from molten iron, is the heat source.