Definition Of spring


(especially of wood) become warped or split.

a place where water or oil wells up from an underground source, or the basin or flow formed in such a way.

spring water

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.

This apparatus is fitted with ropes and pulleys that are attached to taut springs to create tension.

a sudden jump upward or forward.

with a sudden spring, he leapt onto the table

an upward curvature of a ship's deck planking from the horizontal.

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Example Of spring

  • a natural spring exists on the land

  • An underground spring supplied water that fell into the basin from a small opening in the tunnel's side, creating an artificial waterfall.

  • Compress the spring on the exhaust valve and measure the movement required for the valve to contact the piston.

  • during spring

  • Every spring , about 100 pairs nest here along with great blue herons and snowy egrets.

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