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Engelsk navneord: source

1. source (om sted) the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beginning, origin, root, rootage

Mindre specifikke termerpoint

Mere specifikke termerbirthplace, cradle, derivation, fountainhead, head, headspring, headwater, home, jumping-off place, place of origin, point of departure, point source, provenance, provenience, spring, trail head, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring

2. source (om kommunikation) a document (or organization) from which information is obtained

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe reporter had two sources for the story.

Mindre specifikke termerdocument, papers, written document

Mere specifikke termerfountainhead, source materials, well, wellspring

3. source (om erkendelse) anything that provides inspiration for later work

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)germ, seed

Mindre specifikke termerinspiration

Mere specifikke termermuse, taproot

4. source (om genstand) a facility where something is available

Mindre specifikke termerfacility, installation

Mere specifikke termerGolconda, gold mine, goldmine

5. source (om person) a person who supplies information

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)informant

Mindre specifikke termercommunicator

Mere specifikke termerbetrayer, blabber, informer, leaker, passive source, rat, squealer, whistle blower, whistle-blower, whistleblower

6. source (om person) someone who originates or causes or initiates something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was the generator of several complaints.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)author, generator

Mindre specifikke termermaker, shaper

Mere specifikke termercoiner

7. source (om proces) (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA heat source.
A source of carbon dioxide.

Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process

Mere specifikke termerorigin

Overordnet emneområdeapplied science, engineering, engineering science, technology

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)sink

8. source (om ting) anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reservoir

Mindre specifikke termerthing

9. source (om kommunikation) a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe carried an armful of references back to his desk.
He spent hours looking for the source of that quotation.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reference

Mindre specifikke termerpublication

Engelsk udsagnsord: source

1. source (om forhold) get (a product) from another country or business

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe sourced a supply of carpet.
They are sourcing from smaller companies.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerobtain

Mere specifikke termeroutsource

2. source (om erkendelse) specify the origin of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe writer carefully sourced her report.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdocument

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