- 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.
Same-sex marriage, a political non-starter only a few years ago, now enjoys solid majority support in national polls.
Conversation starter: will that Financial Times piece about his data kill our deft and dashingly accented Prince Oberyn?How to Think About Economic Inequality After Thomas Piketty|Jedediah Purdy|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They only have one brain, and jeopardizing its safety unnecessarily is a complete non-starter for me.
They are vinous, herbaceous, and reminiscent of sourdough yeast starter.
This was always going to be a non-starter because Democrats control the Senate as well as the White House.
"Kick a few uh his ribs out uh place for a starter," Piegan coolly advised.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
So it happened that this was the main thought in his mind when the starter's gong sounded and the racers shot away down the track.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
He lifted his cap, entered the car, touched the starter and in a moment the car whisked away.Ruth Fielding At College|Alice B. Emerson
"That's only a starter—something down to prove good faith, you understand," whispered the stranger.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
Advance spark lever about half way and throttle lever about one-quarter way and depress starter pedal.Marvel Carbureter and Heat Control|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for starter
- (of horses in a race) awaiting the start signal
- (of a person) eager or ready to begin