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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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