- a mixture of water and flour left to ferment over several days to create dough for sourdough bread.
- sourdough (def. 1).
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For starters, the filter and the question of how effective it might potentially be for both the wearer and the people around them.
The final starter, Betnijah Laney, has only improved since we featured her as a breakout star.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway|Howard Megdal|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
For starters, several experts told us, women were increasingly likely to join the workforce, particularly in public sector jobs like teaching, which may have reinforced their support for a robust government safety net.Women Won The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago. They Didn’t Start Voting Differently From Men Until 1980.|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Without southpaws’ hidden advantage, about two out of three left-handed starters would likely be toiling in the bullpen, or in the minor leagues.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
He started five games as the team’s first-ever walk-on true freshman starter, but then an injury knocked him out of the lineup.
Here's a starter figure, though: the CBO expects Obamacare to reduce labor force participation by about 800,000.Obamacare: Job Killer or Entrepreneurial Turbocharger?|Megan McArdle|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I came here with a movie, Starter for 10 , because Tom Hanks produced it and his company brought us out here.
I was talking with Benedict Cumberbatch last week about Hawking and Starter for 10.
Paul is an author herself with three books, including Parenting, Inc. and The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony.Pamela Paul Talks Future of New York Times Book Review|Steve Kettmann|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They got a young big name quarterback who wants to be the starter.The Broncos Sell Their Future: Tim Tebow Heads to New York Jets|Allen Barra|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jack Ashton had given the starter a lot of trouble at different times, and that official was glad of a chance to rebuke him.Settling Day|Nat Gould
By doing this each day, a starter may be had for a long period of time.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The first may need a small amount of starter, the second a larger quantity.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
Then she came back to her car, got inside, slammed the door and put her foot down on the starter.Dorothy Dixon and the Mystery Plane|Dorothy Wayne
The horses pranced down the stretch to the quarter pole, where Starter Cassidy told riders just what was expected of them.History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921|John Lawrence O'Connor
British Dictionary definitions for starter
- (of horses in a race) awaiting the start signal
- (of a person) eager or ready to begin