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  1. spring

    • IPA[spriNG]

    美式

    • v.
      move or jump suddenly or rapidly upward or forward;move rapidly or suddenly from a constrained position by or as if by the action of a spring
    • n.
      the season after winter and before summer, in which vegetation begins to appear, in the northern hemisphere from March to May and in the southern hemisphere from September to November;the period from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice.
    • verb: spring, 3rd person present: springs, gerund or present participle: springing, past tense: sprang, past participle: sprung

    • noun: spring, plural noun: springs

    • 釋義
    • 片語

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    名詞

    • 1. the season after winter and before summer, in which vegetation begins to appear, in the northern hemisphere from March to May and in the southern hemisphere from September to November in spring the garden is a feast of blossom spring rain 同義詞 springtime, Eastertide, literaryspringtide, Maytime
    • the period from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice.
    • short for spring tide
    • 2. a resilient device, typically a helical metal coil, that can be pressed or pulled but returns to its former shape when released, used chiefly to exert constant tension or absorb movement.
    • the ability to spring back strongly; elasticity the mattress has lost its spring 同義詞 springiness, bounciness, bounce, resilience, elasticity, ... 更多
    • 3. a sudden jump upward or forward with a sudden spring, he leapt onto the table 同義詞 leap, jump, bound, vault, hop, ... 更多
    • informal, dated an escape or release from prison.
    • 4. a place where water or oil wells up from an underground source, or the basin or flow formed in such a way spring water 同義詞 well head, source, spa, geyser, hot spring, ... 更多
    • the origin or a source of something the place was a spring of musical talent 同義詞 origin, source, fountainhead, root, roots, ... 更多
    • 5. an upward curvature of a ship's deck planking from the horizontal.
    • a split in a wooden plank or spar under strain.