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Is starting a jet engine without ground support possible?

We have had more... than... one question about jet aircraft taxiing about the airport without their jet engines running. Those address several issues such as cost vs savings and regulatory approval. ...
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Why do I hear the “real” engine noise only when the plane is on the runway?

I understand that (from other answers) planes taxi using engines only. But, when I'm a passenger, then why do I hear the "real" engine noise only when the plane is on the runway? So, if planes taxi ...
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What is engine-out taxi out time?

What is engine-out taxi out time? a) The time between the first movement of the aircraft under its own power and the start of the last engine b) The time between the first movement of the aircraft ...