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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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