Found 4 items, similar to spring.
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n 1: the season of growth; “the emerging buds were a sure sign of
; “he will hold office until the spring of next
2: a natural flow of ground water [syn: fountain
, natural spring
3: a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position
when pushed or pulled or pressed; “the spring was broken”
4: a light springing movement upwards or forwards [syn: leap
5: the elasticity of something that can be stretched and
returns to its original length [syn: give
6: a point at which water issues forth
v 1: move forward by leaps and bounds; “The horse bounded across
; “The child leapt across the puddle”
you jump over the fence?”
2: develop into a distinctive entity; “our plans began to take
, take form
, take shape
3: spring back; spring away from an impact; “The rubber ball
; “These particles do not resile but they unite
after they collide”
, take a hop
4: produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; “He sprang a
new haircut on his wife”
5: develop suddenly; “The tire sprang a leak”
6: produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; “He sprang
these news on me just as I was leaving”
English → English
(spr[i^]ng), v. i. [imp. Sprang
(spr[u^]ng); p. p. Sprung
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. springan; akin to D. & G. springen, OS. &
OHG. springan, Icel. & Sw. springa, Dan. springe; cf. Gr.
spe`rchesqai to hasten. Cf. Springe
1. To leap; to bound; to jump.
The mountain stag that springs
From height to height, and bounds along the plains.
2. To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity;
to dart; to shoot.
And sudden light
Sprung through the vaulted roof. --Dryden.
3. To start or rise suddenly, as from a covert.
Watchful as fowlers when their game will spring.
4. To fly back; as, a bow, when bent, springs back by its
5. To bend from a straight direction or plane surface; to
become warped; as, a piece of timber, or a plank,
sometimes springs in seasoning.
6. To shoot up, out, or forth; to come to the light; to begin
to appear; to emerge; as a plant from its seed, as streams
from their source, and the like; -- often followed by up,
forth, or out.
Till well nigh the day began to spring. --Chaucer.
To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to
cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth.
Do not blast my springing hopes. --Rowe.
O, spring to light; auspicious Babe, be born.
7. To issue or proceed, as from a parent or ancestor; to
result, as from a cause, motive, reason, or principle.
[They found] new hope to spring
Out of despair, joy, but with fear yet linked.
8. To grow; to thrive; to prosper.
What makes all this, but Jupiter the king,
At whose command we perish, and we spring? --Dryden.
To spring at
, to leap toward; to attempt to reach by a
To spring forth
, to leap out; to rush out.
To spring in
, to rush in; to enter with a leap or in haste.
To spring on
or To spring upon
, to leap on; to rush on
with haste or violence; to assault.
, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See
, v. i.]
1. A leap; a bound; a jump.
The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke.
2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its
former state by its elasticity; as, the spring of a bow.
3. Elastic power or force.
Heavens! what a spring was in his arm! --Dryden.
4. An elastic body of any kind, as steel, India rubber, tough
wood, or compressed air, used for various mechanical
purposes, as receiving and imparting power, diminishing
concussion, regulating motion, measuring weight or other
Note: The principal varieties of springs used in mechanisms
are the spiral spring
(Fig. a), the coil spring
(Fig. b), the elliptic spring
(Fig. c), the
(Fig. d), the volute spring
the India-rubber spring
, the atmospheric spring
5. Any source of supply; especially, the source from which a
stream proceeds; an issue of water from the earth; a
natural fountain. “All my springs are in thee.”
lxxxvii. 7. “A secret spring of spiritual joy.”
--Bentley. “The sacred spring whence right and honor
--Sir J. Davies.
6. Any active power; that by which action, or motion, is
produced or propagated; cause; origin; motive.
Our author shuns by vulgar springs to move
The hero's glory, or the virgin's love. --Pope.
7. That which springs, or is originated, from a source; as:
(a) A race; lineage. [Obs.] --Chapman.
(b) A youth; a springal. [Obs.] --Spenser.
(c) A shoot; a plant; a young tree; also, a grove of
trees; woodland. [Obs.] --Spenser. Milton.
8. That which causes one to spring; specifically, a lively
tune. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
9. The season of the year when plants begin to vegetate and
grow; the vernal season, usually comprehending the months
of March, April, and May, in the middle latitudes north of
the equator. “The green lap of the new-come spring.”
Note: Spring of the astronomical year begins with the vernal
equinox, about March 21st, and ends with the summer
solstice, about June 21st.
10. The time of growth and progress; early portion; first
stage; as, the spring of life. “The spring of the day.”
--1 Sam. ix. 26.
O how this spring of love resembleth
The uncertain glory of an April day. --Shak.
(a) A crack or fissure in a mast or yard, running
obliquely or transversely.
(b) A line led from a vessel's quarter to her cable so
that by tightening or slacking it she can be made to
lie in any desired position; a line led diagonally
from the bow or stern of a vessel to some point upon
the wharf to which she is moored.
, Boiling spring
, etc. See under Air
(Bookbinding), a back with a curved piece of
thin sheet iron or of stiff pasteboard fastened to the
inside, the effect of which is to make the leaves of a
book thus bound (as a ledger or other account or blank
book) spring up and lie flat.
, a contrivance for measuring weight or force
by the elasticity of a spiral spring of steel.
, a beam that supports the side of a paddle box.
See Paddle beam
, under Paddle
(a) (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Claytonia
herbs with somewhat fleshy leaves and pretty
blossoms, appearing in springtime.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A small, elegant American butterfly
) which appears in spring. The hind
wings of the male are brown, bordered with deep blue;
those of the female are mostly blue.
, a mattress, under bed, or bed bottom, in which
springs, as of metal, are employed to give the required
(Zo["o]l.), a snapping beetle; an elater.
, the box or barrel in a watch, or other piece of
mechanism, in which the spring is contained.
(Zo["o]l.), a caddice fly; -- so called because
it appears in the spring.
(Bot.), vernal grass. See under Vernal
, a firearm discharged by a spring, when this is
trodden upon or is otherwise moved.
(Locomotive Engines), one of the hooks which
fix the driving-wheel spring to the frame.
, a latch that fastens with a spring.
, a lock that fastens with a spring.
, a spring bed.
Spring of an arch
(Arch.) See Springing line of an arch
Spring of pork
, the lower part of a fore quarter, which is
divided from the neck, and has the leg and foot without
the shoulder. [Obs.] --Nares.
Sir, pray hand the spring of pork to me. --Gayton.
(Locomotive Engines), an iron rod fitted between
the springs and the axle boxes, to sustain and regulate
the pressure on the axles.
, a kind of rye sown in the spring; -- in
distinction from winter rye, sown in autumn.
(Naut.), a preventer stay, to assist the
regular one. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
, the tide which happens at, or soon after, the
new and the full moon, and which rises higher than common
tides. See Tide
, a wagon in which springs are interposed
between the body and the axles to form elastic supports.
, any kind of wheat sown in the spring; -- in
distinction from winter wheat, which is sown in autumn.
(spr[i^]ng), v. t.
1. To cause to spring up; to start or rouse, as game; to
cause to rise from the earth, or from a covert; as, to
spring a pheasant.
2. To produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; as, to
spring a surprise on someone; to spring a joke.
She starts, and leaves her bed, and springs a light.
The friends to the cause sprang a new project.
3. To cause to explode; as, to spring a mine.
4. To crack or split; to bend or strain so as to weaken; as,
to spring a mast or a yard.
5. To cause to close suddenly, as the parts of a trap
operated by a spring; as, to spring a trap.
6. To bend by force, as something stiff or strong; to force
or put by bending, as a beam into its sockets, and
allowing it to straighten when in place; -- often with in,
out, etc.; as, to spring in a slat or a bar.
7. To pass over by leaping; as, to spring a fence.
8. To release (a person) from confinement, especially from a
To spring a butt
(Naut.), to loosen the end of a plank in a
To spring a leak
(Naut.), to begin to leak.
To spring an arch
(Arch.), to build an arch; -- a common
term among masons; as, to spring an arch over a lintel.
To spring a rattle
, to cause a rattle to sound. See
, under Watchman
To spring the luff
(Naut.), to ease the helm, and sail
nearer to the wind than before; -- said of a vessel.
To spring a mast
or To spring a spar
(Naut.), to strain
it so that it is unserviceable.