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Spring

Definition

[n] a light springing movement upwards or forwards
[n] a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
[n] the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
[n] a point at which water issues forth
[n] a natural flow of ground water
[n] the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
[v] develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
[v] produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"
[v] spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
[v] move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
[v] produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang a new haircut on his wife"
[v] develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"

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