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Mass start is a format of starting in some racing sports such as long-distance running in athletics (track and field), speed skating, long-distance cross-country skiing and biathlon. [1]

15 relations: Athlete, Biathlon, Course (navigation), Cross-country skiing (sport), Electronics, Etiquette, Long-distance running, Racing, Rain, Speed skating, Temperature, Track and field, Tradition, Transponder timing, Wind speed.


An athlete (also sportsman or sportswoman) is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed or endurance.

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The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.

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Course (navigation)

In navigation, a vessel's or aircraft's course is the cardinal direction along which the vessel or aircraft is to be steered.

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Cross-country skiing (sport)

The sport of cross-country skiing encompasses a variety of formats for cross-country skiing races over courses of varying lengths according to rules sanctioned by the International Ski Federation and by various national organizations, such as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Ski Canada.

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Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Etiquette is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class, or group.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).

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In sport, racing is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock or to a specific point.

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Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then becomes heavy enough to fall under gravity.

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Speed skating

Speed skating is a competitive form of ice skating in which the competitors race each other in travelling a certain distance on skates.

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Temperature is a physical quantity expressing hot and cold.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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A tradition is a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past.

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Transponder timing

Transponder timing (also called chip timing or RFID timing) is a technique for measuring performance in sport events.

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Wind speed

Wind speed, or wind flow velocity, is a fundamental atmospheric quantity.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_start

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