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

A line used parallel to that of the length of a craft, to prevent fore-aft motion of a boat, when moored or docked.
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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

• (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

(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

(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

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

(coil) Device, usually a metal coil, that returns to its original shape after being stretched or compressed. Springs are used in some machines (such as clocks) to store energy, which can be released at a controlled rate. In other machines (such as engines) they are used to close valves. In veh...
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spring

(water) In geology, a natural flow of water from the ground, formed at the point of intersection of the water table and the ground's surface. The source of water is rain that has percolated through the overlying rocks. During its ...
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Spring

[company] Spring is the Australian arm of FremantleMedia Australia and was formed in 2011. ==Current Programmes== ...
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Spring

[device] A spring is an elastic object used to store mechanical energy. Springs are usually made out of spring steel. There are a large number of spring designs; in everyday usage the term often refers to coil springs. Small springs can be wound from pre-hardened stock, while larger ones are made from annealed steel and hardened after fabri...
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Spring

[hydrology] A spring is a component of the hydrosphere. Specifically, it is any natural situation where water flows to the surface of the earth from underground. Thus, a spring is a site where the aquifer surface meets the ground surface. == Formation == A spring may be the result of karst topography where surface water has infiltrated the ...
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Spring

[journal] Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture is a journal of psychology produced by the Analytical Psychology Club of New York. It is published twice annually by Spring Publications. Founded in 1949, it is the oldest Jungian psychology journal. The current editor-in-chief is Nancy Cater. ...
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Spring

[mathematics] An alternative would be to have a circular cross section in the plane perpendicular to the helix curve. This would be closer to the shape of a physical spring. The mathematics would be much more complicated. The torus can be viewed as a special case of the spring obtained when the helix degenerates to a circle. ...
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Spring

[Milz] Spring (Milz) is a river of Thuringia, Germany. ...
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Spring

[operating system] Spring was an experimental microkernel-based object oriented operating system developed at Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Using technology substantially similar to concepts developed in the Mach kernel, Spring concentrated on providing a richer programming environment supporting multiple inheritance and other featur...
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Spring

[painting] Spring is an 1894 oil painting by Lawrence Alma-Tadema, currently in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California. ...
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Spring

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

[season] Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer. There are various technical definitions of spring, but local usage of the term varies according to local climate, cultures and customs. When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it will be autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. At the s...
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Spring

[television soap] ==Storylines== ===Season 1=== ===Season 2=== ===Season 3=== ===Season 4=== ===Season 5a=== The first half of season 5 ran from January till March 2007. ===Season 5b=== The second half of season 5 began on 15 November 2007. ===Season 6=== ==Topstars; Dutch remake== Click here for main article. ==Where are they now ?== ...
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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 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

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

a dance tune.
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