spring

  1. the season of growth
  2. a natural flow of ground water
  3. a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
  4. the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
  5. a point at which water issues forth

Spring

[political terminology] The term spring is often used to name periods of political liberalization. ...
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Spring

A saturated zone at or near the ground surface where voids in the rock or soil are filled with water at greater that atmospheric pressure. Seep or spring sites are typically characterized by riparian vegetation and soil formed in the presence of water. Water may or may not be discharging from these sites, depending on the underlying geology, water ...
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Spring

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Spring

Level at which the springers (voussoirs) of an arch rise from their supports.
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Spring

Ground water seeping out of the earth where the water table intersects the ground surface.
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spring

[n] - the season of growth 2. [n] - a natural flow of ground water 3. [n] - a point at which water issues forth 4. [n] - a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed 5. [v] - produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly 6. [v] - produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly ...
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Spring

The source of a watercourse, often the site of veneration as a shrine or holy well. A coil of metal designed to repel an action.
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Spring

Spring intransitive verb [ imperfect Sprang or Sprung ; past participle Sprung ; present participle & verbal noun Springing .] [ Anglo-Saxon springan ; akin to D. & German springen ,...
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Spring

Spring transitive verb 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. « She starts, and leaves her bed, amd springs a light.�...
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Spring

Spring noun [ Anglo-Saxon spring a fountain, a leap. See Spring , intransitive verb ] 1. A leap; a bound; a jump. « The prisoner, with a spring , from prison broke.» Dryden. 2. A flying back; the resilience of a body r...
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spring

1. To leap; to bound; to jump. 'The mountain stag that springs From height to height, and bounds along the plains.' (Philips) ... 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 th...
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spring

noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; `the spring was broken`
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Spring

• (v. t.) To crack or split; to bend or strain so as to weaken; as, to spring a mast or a yard. • (v. i.) To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity; to dart; to shoot. • (v. i.) 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 th...
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spring

(from the article `arch`) ...against the surface of neighbouring blocks and conducts loads uniformly. The central voussoir is called the keystone. The point from which the ...
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spring

in climatology, season of the year between winter and summer during which temperatures gradually rise. It is generally defined in the Northern ... [2 related articles]
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spring

in hydrology, opening at or near the surface of the Earth for the discharge of water from underground sources. A spring is a natural discharge point ... [3 related articles]
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spring

in technology, elastic machine component able to deflect under load in a prescribed manner and to recover its initial shape when unloaded. The ... [8 related articles]
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SPRING

SPRING is a freeware GIS and remote sensing image processing system with an object-oriented data model which provides for the integration of raster and vector data representations in a single environment. It has Windows and Linux versions and provides a comprehensive set of functions, including tools for Satellite Image Processing, Digital Terrain...
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Spring

(1) Season between winter and summer. Astronomically it is the period from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. (2) A natural flow of water from the sub-surface to the surface. Usually occurs when the water table intersects the Earth's surface.
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spring

A natural flow of water from rock or soil onto the land surface or into a body of surface water. Syn. rising.
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spring

A longitudinal curvature of the edge of a piece of timber, not affecting the face
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spring

The season of the year which occurs as the sun approaches the summer solstice, and characterized by increasing temperatures in the mid-latitudes. Customarily, this refers to the months of March, April, and May in the North Hemisphere, and the months of September, October, and November in the Southern Hemisphere. Astronomically, this is the period b...
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spring

spring, in geology, natural flow of water from the ground or from rocks, representing an outlet for the water that has accumulated in permeable rock strata underground. Some of the water that falls as rain soaks into the soil and is drawn downward by gravity to a depth where all openings and pore sp...
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spring

spring, in mechanics, any of several elastic devices used variously to store and to furnish energy, to absorb shock, to sustain the pressure between contacting surfaces, and to resist tensional or compressional stress. Springs are made of an elastic material, e.g., specially formulated steel alloys ...
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