Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: spring

1. spring (om tid) the season of growth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe emerging buds were a sure sign of spring.
He will hold office until the spring of next year.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)springtime


Mindre specifikke termerseason, time of year


Omfatter disse specifikke termerMarch equinox, spring equinox, vernal equinox

2. spring (om genstand) a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe spring was broken.


Mindre specifikke termerelastic device


Mere specifikke termerbedspring, coil spring, leaf spring, mainspring, spiral spring, volute spring

3. spring (om ting) a natural flow of ground water


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fountain, natural spring, outflow, outpouring


Mindre specifikke termerformation, geological formation


Mere specifikke termerFountain of Youth, geyser, hot spring, thermal spring

4. spring (om sted) a point at which water issues forth


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning, origin, root, rootage, source

5. spring (om egenskab) the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)give, springiness


Mindre specifikke termerelasticity, snap

6. spring (om handling) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bounce, bound, leap, leaping, saltation


Mindre specifikke termerjump, jumping


Mere specifikke termercaper, capriole, pounce


Engelsk udsagnsord: spring

1. spring (om bevægelse) move forward by leaps and bounds


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe horse bounded across the meadow.
The child leapt across the puddle.
Can you jump over the fence?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bound, jump, leap


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termerbounce, bounce, bound, burst, caper, capriole, curvet, galumph, hop, hop, hop-skip, leapfrog, overleap, pronk, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, ski jump, skip, spring, take a hop, vault, vault

2. spring (om tilstand) develop into a distinctive entity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur plans began to take shape.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)form, take form, take shape


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbecome


Mere specifikke termerregenerate

3. spring (om bevægelse) spring back; spring away from an impact


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rubber ball bounced.
These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbound, jump, leap, spring


Mere specifikke termerbound off, carom, kick, kick back, recoil, skip

4. spring (i anatomi) develop suddenly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tire sprang a leak.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, develop, get, grow, produce

5. spring (om kommunikation) produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe sprang these news on me just as I was leaving.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something on somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbreak, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap









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