|1.||Also called (informal): flyer (in sprinting) a start by a competitor anticipating the starting signal|
|2.||a start to a race or time trial in which the competitor is already travelling at speed as he passes the starting line|
|3.||any promising beginning|
|4.||an initial advantage over others|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
see under get off the ground.