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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -spring-, *spring*, spr
English-Thai: Longdo Dictionary
spring onion(n) ต้นหอม, S. green onion
spring roll(n) เปาะเปี๊ยะ
karst spring(n phrase) น้ำพุใต้ดิน, S. cave spring
box spring(n) ฐานรองที่นอน โครงไม้รองที่นอน เช่น Are they looking for a wide selection of bed frames and box spring beds including metal bed frame, wood panel bed frame, and box spring metal bed frame?

English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
spring    [VI] ดีดตัว, See also: เด้ง, กระโดด, สปริงตัว, Syn. bound, jump, leap
spring    [N] สปริง, See also: ลวดสปริง, Syn. coiled spring
spring    [N] ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ
spring    [N] การกระโดด, See also: การดีดกลับ, Syn. bound, jump, leap
spring    [N] น้ำพุธรรมชาติ, Syn. fountainhead
spring    [N] แหล่งกำเนิด, See also: มูล, บ่อเกิด, Syn. source
springe    [N] กับดัก, See also: หลุมพราง, บ่วงแร้ว, Syn. snare, trap
springe    [VT] สร้างหลุมพราง, See also: วางกับดัก, Syn. snare
springy    [ADJ] เป็นสปริง, See also: ซึ่งเด้งได้, Syn. bouncy, resilient
springy    [ADJ] ยืดหยุ่น, Syn. elastic, flexible

อังกฤษ-ไทย: ศัพท์บัญญัติราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [เชื่อมโยงจาก royin.go.th แบบอัตโนมัติและผ่านการปรับแก้]
springสปริง [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
springน้ำพุ [ธรณีวิทยา๑๔ ม.ค. ๒๕๔๖]
spring clipตัวรัดแหนบ [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
spring eyeหูแหนบ [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
spring hanger; hanger bracketแท่นยึดหูแหนบ [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
spring retainer; valve spring ratainerฐานสปริงลิ้น [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
spring shackle; shackleห่วงยึดแหนบ, โตงเตง [ยานยนต์ ๑๒ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]
spring wood; early woodเนื้อไม้ต้นฤดู [พฤกษศาสตร์ ๑๘ ก.พ. ๒๕๔๕]

อังกฤษ-ไทย: คลังศัพท์ไทย โดย สวทช.
spring constantค่าคงตัวสปริง, แรงที่ทำให้สปริงยืดหรือหดต่อหนึ่งหน่วยระยะทาง [พจนานุกรมศัพท์ สสวท.]
Springsน้ำพุ [TU Subject Heading]

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
spring(สพริง) {sprang/sprung,sprung,springing,springs} vi.,vt. (ทำให้) กระโดด,เด้ง,ดีด,ดีดตัว,ทะลัก,ไหลทะลัก,พรั่งพรู,ผลิ,โผล่,งอก,เกิด,ปรากฎ,ปรากฎขึ้นกะทันหัน,ขึ้นสูง,ระเบิด n. สปริง,ลวดสปริง,ลาน,ความยืดหยุ่น,ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ,น้ำพุธรรมชาติ,การกระโดด,แหล่งกำเนิด,ระยะแรกเริ่ม
spring balancen. ตาชั่งระบบสปริง
springal(d) (สพริง'กัล) n. เด็กวัยรุ่น
springboardn. กระดาน กระโดด,จุดเริ่มต้น., Syn. spur
springbok(สพริง'บอค) n. ละมั่งแอฟริกา ชอบกระโดดขึ้นสูงในเวลาตกใจ,ทีมรักบี้แอฟริกาใต้, Syn. gazelle
springbuck(สพริง'บัค) n. =springbok (ดู)
coil springn. ขดลวดสปริง
dayspring(เด'สพริง) n. รุ่งอรุณ
handspringn. การยืนกลับ,การยืนด้วยมือทั้งสอง ที่ยันพื้นและเท้าทั้งสองชี้ฟ้า
headspringn. ต้นน้ำ,แหล่งน้ำ,แหล่งกำเนิด, Syn. fountainhead,source

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
spring(n) ลวดสปริง,การกระโดด,ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ,น้ำพุ,สาเหตุ,ลานนาฬิกา
spring(vi) ผุดขึ้น,กระโดด,ผลิ,เกิดขึ้น,โผล่,ดีดตัว,ปะทุ
spring(vt) ก่อ,ทำให้เกิดขึ้น,ออก,วางกับดับ,ทำให้เด้ง,ทำให้ระเบิด
springboard(n) กระดานกระโดดน้ำ
springtime(n) ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ
dayspring(n) รุ่งเช้า,รุ่งสาง,รุ่งอรุณ,รุ่งแจ้ง
mainspring(n) สายสำคัญ,กำลังสำคัญ,ต้นเหตุสำคัญ
offspring(n) ลูกหลาน,ผล,ผลิตผล,ทายาท

ตัวอย่างประโยค (EN,TH,DE,JA,CN) จาก Open Subtitles
She will learn her fate in the spring.เธอจะได้เรียนรู้ชะตากรรมของเธอเองในช่วงฤดูใบไม้ผลิ New Haven Can Wait (2008)
Junior High Year 1 * Springฤดูใบไม้ผลิ - - Akai ito (2008)
"A widow's lust in spring" Look what they're up to'ความกำหนัดของหญิงม่าย' ดูนั่นสิ มันทำอะไรกันน่ะ Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
The birds are returning home, I guess the Spring is comingนกกำลังบินกลับบ้าน ข้าว่าคงใกล้ฤดูใบไม้ผลิแล้วล่ะ Iljimae (2008)
If you go and apologize on behalf of your brother, 00:38:19,070 -- 00:38:23,476 His heart will melt like a frozen iceberg in the springถ้าเจ้าไปและขอโทษในความผิดของพี่เจ้า Iljimae (2008)
I met Hakim in Los Angeles last spring.ฉันพบฮาคิมในลอสแองเจลิส ฤดูใบไม้ผลิที่แล้ว The Bank Job (2008)
At this pace, you'll be at my wedding by next spring.คุณจะได้อยู่ในงานแต่งงานของฉันในฤดูใบไม้ผลิหน้า Heartbreak Library (2008)
Was it last spring or winter?บริกร: ไม่แน่ใจว่าเป็นฤดูใบไม้ผลิหรือฤดูใบไม้ร่วง My Sassy Girl (2008)
During this spring, he planted another tree that looked the same.ในระหว่างฤดูใบไม้ผลิ เขาเลยปลูกต้นไม้ต้นใหม่ให้ดูเหมือนเดิม My Sassy Girl (2008)
Younger than the springtime.หนุ่มขึ้นกว่า ตอนเกิดอีกแฮะ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
And in the spring of 1962,และในฤดูใบไม้ผลิปี 1962 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
In the spring, on a day like any other...ในฤดูใบไม้ผลิ วันที่เหมือนกับวันอื่นๆ.. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
springAccording to this magazine, my favorite actress will marry a jazz musician next spring.
springA great many tourists visit Kyoto in spring.
springA lot of flowers begin to bloom in spring.
springApparently an old friend of mine is going to a university in Osaka in Spring.
springA spring rain revived the flower.
springAt last spring has come to this part of Japan.
springAutumn is suitable for study, compared with spring.
springBirds make a nest in the springtime to raise their babies in.
springCuckoos visit here in spring.
springDo you like spring or autumn?
springDuring my last spring vacation I took a job in a restaurant to help pay the costs of my trip abroad.
springEvery spring I am anxious to get out in the garden again.

Thai-English: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
เตียงสปริง [N] spring bed, Example: คนสูงอายุไม่ชอบนอนเตียงสปริงเพราะทำให้ปวดหลัง, Thai definition: เตียงชนิดที่มีสปริงอยู่ที่พื้นเตียงใต้ที่นอน
แร้ว [N] spring-trap, See also: snare, Syn. กับดัก, Example: หลังจากราชสีห์ติดบ่วงแร้วนายพราน หนูตัวที่มันเคยตะครุบเล่นได้มาช่วย, Thai definition: เครื่องสำหรับดักสัตว์ชนิดหนึ่ง มีบ่วงติดกับปลายไม้ เอาโคนปักไว้ที่ดิน
ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ    [N] spring, Example: ปลาในเขตหนาวจะมีการเจริญเติบโตเฉพาะในฤดูใบไม้ผลิเท่านั้น เพราะมีอาหารการกินอุดมสมบูรณ์, Count unit: ฤดู
ลวดสปริง    [N] spring, Syn. สปริง, Count unit: ขด, เส้น, Thai definition: ลวดที่ทำเป็นขดๆ สามารถยืดหยุ่นได้
วสันต์    [N] spring, Syn. ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ, Example: การเล่นนักขัตฤกษ์สงกรานต์ของเรามีต้นเหตุมาจากเล่นสนุกในฤดูวสันต์ของอินเดีย, Notes: (บาลี/สันสกฤต)
เด้ง [V] bounce, See also: spring, bound, leap, Syn. กระดอน, กระเด้ง, ดีดกลับ, ตีกลับ, สะท้อน, Example: ลูกปิงปองเด้งไปใต้โต๊ะ, Thai definition: ดีดหรือดันขึ้นเมื่อถูกกดหรือถูกบีบเป็นต้น
ตาน้ำ    [N] spring, See also: natural fountain, mouth of a spring, subterranean course of water, Example: เขาใช้เครื่องมือตรวจสอบหาตาน้ำ, Count unit: แห่ง, ตา, Thai definition: ทางน้ำใต้ดินที่มีน้ำไหลไม่ขาดสาย
น้ำเกิด    [N] spring tide, See also: flood tide, rising tide, high water, Syn. น้ำขึ้น, Ant. น้ำลง, น้ำทรง, Example: เราไปทะเลในช่วงน้ำเกิดพอดี, Thai definition: น้ำขึ้นมากในทะเล และแม่น้ำลำคลองที่มีทางติดต่อโดยตรงกับทะเล หรือได้รับอิทธิพลจากน้ำทะเล มีระดับน้ำขึ้นสูงมากและลงต่ำมาก เนื่องมาจากความดึงดูดของดวงจันทร์และดวงอาทิตย์
น้ำพุ    [N] fountain, See also: spring, Example: ี่น้ำใต้ดินลดลงเป็นสาเหตุที่ทำให้น้ำพุเหือดแห้ง, Count unit: สาย, ที่, แห่ง, Thai definition: น้ำใต้ดินที่ผุดพุ่งขึ้นมาเหนือพื้น มีอุณหภูมิต่ำกว่าอุณหภูมิของร่างกายมนุษย์
กระเด้ง    [V] bounce, See also: spring, leap, Syn. เด้ง, กระดอน, Example: ลูกบอลนี้กระเด้งได้สูงมาก, Thai definition: ดีดหรือดันขึ้นเมื่อถูกกดหรือถูกบีบเป็นต้น

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
อนุชน[n.] (anuchon) EN: next generation ; posterity ; descendant ; offspring   FR: génération future [f] ; jeune génération [f]
บ่อน้ำแร่[n. exp.] (bø nāmraē) EN: mineral spring ; spa   FR: source minérale [f]
บ่อน้ำร้อน[n. exp.] (bø nām røn) EN: hot spring   FR: source d'eau chaude [f]
บุตร[n.] (but) EN: child ; son ; daughter ; offspring   FR: enfant [m, f] ; fils [m] ; fille [f] ; progéniture [f]
เด้ง[v.] (deng) EN: bounce ; spring back ; recoil ; rebound ; leap ; bound   FR: rebondir
ฟักข้าว [n. exp.] (fak khāo) EN: Spring Bitter Cucumber   
หอม[n.] (høm) EN: onion ; scallion ; spring onion (Am.) ; shallot   FR: oignon [m] ; ciboule [f] ; échalote [f]
โจม[v.] (jōm) EN: rush ; spring ; pounce   
โจน[v.] (jōn) EN: jump ; spring ; skip ; leap ; bound ; hop ; dive   FR: bondir ; sauter ; plonger
เกิดขึ้น[v.] (koētkheun) EN: happen ; occur ; arise ; rise ; emerge ; spring ; bring about ; come about ; produce ; crop up ; form   FR: se produire ; survenir ; arriver ; naître ; se former ; émerger ; surgir

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
SPRING    S P R IH1 NG
SPRING    S P ER0 IH1 NG
SPRINGS    S P R IH1 NG Z
SPRINGS    S P ER0 IH1 NG Z
SPRING'S    S P R IH1 NG Z
SPRINGER    S P R IH1 NG ER0
SPRINGMAN    S P R IH1 NG M AH0 N
SPRINGING    S P R IH1 NG IH0 NG
SPRINGBORN    S P R IH1 NG G B ER0 N
SPRINGTIME    S P R IH1 NG T AY2 M

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
spring    (v) (s p r i1 ng)
springs    (v) (s p r i1 ng z)
springy    (j) (s p r i1 ng ii)
springbok    (n) (s p r i1 ng b o k)
springier    (j) (s p r i1 ng i@ r)
springing    (v) (s p r i1 ng i ng)
spring-gun    (n) - (s p r i1 ng - g uh n)
springboks    (n) (s p r i1 ng b o k s)
springiest    (j) (s p r i1 ng i i s t)
springless    (j) (s p r i1 ng l @ s)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Antriebspese {f} [techn.]spring belt [Add to Longdo]
Bogenansatz {m} [arch.]spring of an arch; springing of an arch [Add to Longdo]
Feder {f} [techn.] | Parallelschaltung {f} von Federn | Reihenschaltung {f} von Federnspring | springs in parallel | springs in series [Add to Longdo]
Federbride {f}; Federbügel {m}spring clamp [Add to Longdo]
Federelement {n}spring element [Add to Longdo]
Federisolator {m}spring isolator [Add to Longdo]
Federkennlinie {f} [techn.]spring characteristics [Add to Longdo]
Federklammer {f}spring clip [Add to Longdo]
Federkonstante {f}spring constant [Add to Longdo]
Federkörner {m}spring center punch [Add to Longdo]
Federmanometer {n}spring pressure gauge [Add to Longdo]
Federring {m} [techn.] | geschlitzter Federringspring washer | spring lock ring [Add to Longdo]
Federscheibe {f}spring washer [Add to Longdo]
Federsonde {f}spring probe [Add to Longdo]
Federspanner {m}spring compressor [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
いさら井;細小井[いさらい, isarai] (n) (arch) small water spring [Add to Longdo]
かえるの目借時;蛙の目借時;蛙の目借り時[かえるのめかりどき;かえるのめかるどき(かえるの目借時;蛙の目借時);かわずのめかりどき(蛙の目借時;蛙の目借り時), kaerunomekaridoki ; kaerunomekarudoki ( kaeruno me shaku toki ; kaeru no me shaku t] (exp) springtime mating of frogs (haiku term) [Add to Longdo]
さくらめーる;さくらメール[, sakurame-ru ; sakura me-ru] (n) congratulatory postcards with a spring pattern sold every year in February [Add to Longdo]
すす払い;煤払い[すすはらい, susuharai] (n) (1) cleaning dust etc. from rooms; housecleaning; (2) (See 煤掃き) (the traditional Japanese end-of-the-year, 13th December) big house cleaning; spring cleaning (only not in spring) [Add to Longdo]
ぜんまい仕掛け;ばね仕掛け;発条仕掛け[ぜんまいじかけ(ぜんまい仕掛け;発条仕掛け);ばねじかけ(ばね仕掛け;発条仕掛け), zenmaijikake ( zenmai shikake ; hatsujou shikake ); banejikake ( bane shikake ; hat] (n,adj-no) clockwork (motor, etc.); spring action [Add to Longdo]
たたき台;叩き台[たたきだい, tatakidai] (n,adj-no) chopping block; springboard for discussion [Add to Longdo]
なごり雪;名残り雪;名残雪[なごりゆき, nagoriyuki] (n) (1) (See 残雪) lingering snow; (2) snowfall at the end of the winter or the beginning of spring [Add to Longdo]
ぺこん;ぺこり;ぺこりん[, pekon ; pekori ; pekorin] (adv,adv-to) (1) sound of thin metal or plastic surface caving in and springing back; (2) action of quickly bowing or lowering one's head; (with a) bob of the head [Add to Longdo]
もちもち[, mochimochi] (adj-no,vs) springy (texture) [Add to Longdo]
アホ毛[アホげ, aho ge] (n) (1) (m-sl) (See 寝癖) long spike (or 'antenna') of hair, may do tricks (seen in anime and manga); (2) frizz; short tufts springing up from hair surface here and there [Add to Longdo]

Chinese-English: CC-CEDICT Dictionary
团年[tuán nián, ㄊㄨㄢˊ ㄋㄧㄢˊ, / ] Spring festival family reunion [Add to Longdo]
弹簧[tán huáng, ㄊㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄤˊ, / ] spring [Add to Longdo]
弹簧秤[tán huáng chèng, ㄊㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄤˊ ㄔㄥˋ, / ] spring balance [Add to Longdo]
弹簧锁[tán huáng suǒ, ㄊㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄤˊ ㄙㄨㄛˇ, / ] spring lock [Add to Longdo]
弹跳板[tán tiào bǎn, ㄊㄢˊ ㄊㄧㄠˋ ㄅㄢˇ, / ] springboard [Add to Longdo]
料峭[liào qiào, ㄌㄧㄠˋ ㄑㄧㄠˋ, ] spring chill in the air; cold [Add to Longdo]
斯普林菲尔德[Sī pǔ lín fēi ěr dé, ㄙ ㄆㄨˇ ㄌㄧㄣˊ ㄈㄟ ㄦˇ ㄉㄜˊ, / ] Springfield [Add to Longdo]
[chūn, ㄔㄨㄣ, ] spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life [Add to Longdo]
春假[chūn jià, ㄔㄨㄣ ㄐㄧㄚˋ, ] spring break [Add to Longdo]
春光[chūn guāng, ㄔㄨㄣ ㄍㄨㄤ, ] spring sunshine [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-German: JDDICT Dictionary
噴水[ふんすい, funsui] Springbrunnen, Fontaene [Add to Longdo]
跳ぶ[とぶ, tobu] springen, huepfen [Add to Longdo]
躍る[おどる, odoru] springen, huepfen [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (5 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Spring \Spring\ (spr[i^]ng), v. i. [imp. {Sprang} (spr[a^]ng) or
     {Sprung} (spr[u^]ng); p. p. {Sprung}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     {Springing}.] [AS. springan; akin to D. & G. springen, OS. &
     OHG. springan, Icel. & Sw. springa, Dan. springe; cf. Gr.
     spe`rchesqai to hasten. Cf. {Springe}, {Sprinkle}.]
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     1. To leap; to bound; to jump.
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              The mountain stag that springs
              From height to height, and bounds along the plains.
                                                    --Philips.
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     2. To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity;
        to dart; to shoot.
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              And sudden light
              Sprung through the vaulted roof.      --Dryden.
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     3. To start or rise suddenly, as from a covert.
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              Watchful as fowlers when their game will spring.
                                                    --Otway.
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     4. To fly back; as, a bow, when bent, springs back by its
        elastic power.
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     5. To bend from a straight direction or plane surface; to
        become warped; as, a piece of timber, or a plank,
        sometimes springs in seasoning.
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     6. 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 the like; -- often followed by up,
        forth, or out.
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              Till well nigh the day began to spring. --Chaucer.
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              To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to
              cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth.
                                                    --Job xxxviii.
                                                    27.
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              Do not blast my springing hopes.      --Rowe.
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              O, spring to light; auspicious Babe, be born.
                                                    --Pope.
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     7. To issue or proceed, as from a parent or ancestor; to
        result, as from a cause, motive, reason, or principle.
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              [They found] new hope to spring
              Out of despair, joy, but with fear yet linked.
                                                    --Milton.
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     8. To grow; to thrive; to prosper.
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              What makes all this, but Jupiter the king,
              At whose command we perish, and we spring? --Dryden.
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     {To spring at}, to leap toward; to attempt to reach by a
        leap.
  
     {To spring forth}, to leap out; to rush out.
  
     {To spring in}, to rush in; to enter with a leap or in haste.
        
  
     {To spring on} or {To spring upon}, to leap on; to rush on
        with haste or violence; to assault.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Spring \Spring\ (spr[i^]ng), v. t.
     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.
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     2. To produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; as, to
        spring a surprise on someone; to spring a joke.
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              She starts, and leaves her bed, and springs a light.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              The friends to the cause sprang a new project.
                                                    --Swift.
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     3. To cause to explode; as, to spring a mine.
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     4. To crack or split; to bend or strain so as to weaken; as,
        to spring a mast or a yard.
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     5. To cause to close suddenly, as the parts of a trap
        operated by a spring; as, to spring a trap.
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     6. To bend by force, as something stiff or strong; to force
        or put by bending, as a beam into its sockets, and
        allowing it to straighten when in place; -- often with in,
        out, etc.; as, to spring in a slat or a bar.
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     7. To pass over by leaping; as, to spring a fence.
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     8. To release (a person) from confinement, especially from a
        prison. [colloquial]
        [PJC]
  
     {To spring a butt} (Naut.), to loosen the end of a plank in a
        ship's bottom.
  
     {To spring a leak} (Naut.), to begin to leak.
  
     {To spring an arch} (Arch.), to build an arch; -- a common
        term among masons; as, to spring an arch over a lintel.
  
     {To spring a rattle}, to cause a rattle to sound. See
        {Watchman's rattle}, under {Watchman}.
  
     {To spring the luff} (Naut.), to ease the helm, and sail
        nearer to the wind than before; -- said of a vessel.
        --Mar. Dict.
  
     {To spring a mast} or {To spring a spar} (Naut.), to strain
        it so that it is unserviceable.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Spring \Spring\, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See
     {Spring}, v. i.]
     1. A leap; a bound; a jump.
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              The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its
        former state by its elasticity; as, the spring of a bow.
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     3. Elastic power or force.
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              Heavens! what a spring was in his arm! --Dryden.
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     4. An elastic body of any kind, as steel, India rubber, tough
        wood, or compressed air, used for various mechanical
        purposes, as receiving and imparting power, diminishing
        concussion, regulating motion, measuring weight or other
        force.
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     Note: The principal varieties of springs used in mechanisms
           are the {spiral spring} (Fig. a), the {coil spring}
           (Fig. b), the {elliptic spring} (Fig. c), the
           {half-elliptic spring} (Fig. d), the {volute spring},
           the {India-rubber spring}, the {atmospheric spring},
           etc.
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     5. Any source of supply; especially, the source from which a
        stream proceeds; an issue of water from the earth; a
        natural fountain. "All my springs are in thee." --Ps.
        lxxxvii. 7. "A secret spring of spiritual joy." --Bentley.
        "The sacred spring whence right and honor streams." --Sir
        J. Davies.
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     6. Any active power; that by which action, or motion, is
        produced or propagated; cause; origin; motive.
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              Our author shuns by vulgar springs to move
              The hero's glory, or the virgin's love. --Pope.
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     7. That which springs, or is originated, from a source; as:
        (a) A race; lineage. [Obs.] --Chapman.
        (b) A youth; a springal. [Obs.] --Spenser.
        (c) A shoot; a plant; a young tree; also, a grove of
            trees; woodland. [Obs.] --Spenser. Milton.
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     8. That which causes one to spring; specifically, a lively
        tune. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
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     9. The season of the year when plants begin to vegetate and
        grow; the vernal season, usually comprehending the months
        of March, April, and May, in the middle latitudes north of
        the equator. "The green lap of the new-come spring."
        --Shak.
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     Note: Spring of the astronomical year begins with the vernal
           equinox, about March 21st, and ends with the summer
           solstice, about June 21st.
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     10. The time of growth and progress; early portion; first
         stage; as, the spring of life. "The spring of the day."
         --1 Sam. ix. 26.
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               O how this spring of love resembleth
               The uncertain glory of an April day. --Shak.
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     11. (Naut.)
         (a) A crack or fissure in a mast or yard, running
             obliquely or transversely.
         (b) A line led from a vessel's quarter to her cable so
             that by tightening or slacking it she can be made to
             lie in any desired position; a line led diagonally
             from the bow or stern of a vessel to some point upon
             the wharf to which she is moored.
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     {Air spring}, {Boiling spring}, etc. See under {Air},
        {Boiling}, etc.
  
     {Spring back} (Bookbinding), a back with a curved piece of
        thin sheet iron or of stiff pasteboard fastened to the
        inside, the effect of which is to make the leaves of a
        book thus bound (as a ledger or other account or blank
        book) spring up and lie flat.
  
     {Spring balance}, a contrivance for measuring weight or force
        by the elasticity of a spiral spring of steel.
  
     {Spring beam}, a beam that supports the side of a paddle box.
        See {Paddle beam}, under {Paddle}, n.
  
     {Spring beauty}.
         (a) (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Claytonia}, delicate
             herbs with somewhat fleshy leaves and pretty
             blossoms, appearing in springtime.
         (b) (Zool.) A small, elegant American butterfly ({Erora
             laeta}) which appears in spring. The hind wings of
             the male are brown, bordered with deep blue; those of
             the female are mostly blue.
  
     {Spring bed}, a mattress, under bed, or bed bottom, in which
        springs, as of metal, are employed to give the required
        elasticity.
  
     {Spring beetle} (Zool.), a snapping beetle; an elater.
  
     {Spring box}, the box or barrel in a watch, or other piece of
        mechanism, in which the spring is contained.
  
     {Spring fly} (Zool.), a caddice fly; -- so called because it
        appears in the spring.
  
     {Spring grass} (Bot.), vernal grass. See under {Vernal}.
  
     {Spring gun}, a firearm discharged by a spring, when this is
        trodden upon or is otherwise moved.
  
     {Spring hook} (Locomotive Engines), one of the hooks which
        fix the driving-wheel spring to the frame.
  
     {Spring latch}, a latch that fastens with a spring.
  
     {Spring lock}, a lock that fastens with a spring.
  
     {Spring mattress}, a spring bed.
  
     {Spring of an arch} (Arch.) See {Springing line of an arch},
        under {Springing}.
  
     {Spring of pork}, the lower part of a fore quarter, which is
        divided from the neck, and has the leg and foot without
        the shoulder. [Obs.] --Nares.
  
              Sir, pray hand the spring of pork to me. --Gayton.
  
     {Spring pin} (Locomotive Engines), an iron rod fitted between
        the springs and the axle boxes, to sustain and regulate
        the pressure on the axles.
  
     {Spring rye}, a kind of rye sown in the spring; -- in
        distinction from winter rye, sown in autumn.
  
     {Spring stay} (Naut.), a preventer stay, to assist the
        regular one. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
  
     {Spring tide}, the tide which happens at, or soon after, the
        new and the full moon, and which rises higher than common
        tides. See {Tide}.
  
     {Spring wagon}, a wagon in which springs are interposed
        between the body and the axles to form elastic supports.
        
  
     {Spring wheat}, any kind of wheat sown in the spring; -- in
        distinction from winter wheat, which is sown in autumn.
        [1913 Webster] Springald
        Springal

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  spring
      n 1: the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign
           of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next
           year" [syn: {spring}, {springtime}]
      2: a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position
         when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
      3: a natural flow of ground water [syn: {spring}, {fountain},
         {outflow}, {outpouring}, {natural spring}]
      4: a point at which water issues forth
      5: the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns
         to its original length [syn: {give}, {spring}, {springiness}]
      6: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards [syn:
         {leap}, {leaping}, {spring}, {saltation}, {bound}, {bounce}]
      v 1: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across
           the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you
           jump over the fence?" [syn: {jump}, {leap}, {bound},
           {spring}]
      2: develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take
         shape" [syn: {form}, {take form}, {take shape}, {spring}]
      3: spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball
         bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after
         they collide" [syn: {bounce}, {resile}, {take a hop},
         {spring}, {bound}, {rebound}, {recoil}, {reverberate},
         {ricochet}]
      4: develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
      5: produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang
         these news on me just as I was leaving"

From Danish-English Freedict dictionary [fd-dan-eng]:

  spring
     jump; leap
  

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