Definition of 'spring'
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All of this stuff suddenly springing into life was the oddest feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With no time to spring back to his feet and engineer a recovery. The Sun (2007)She is definitely one for the spring classics next year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The uncertainty over the election next spring will not help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tax cuts planned for next spring need to happen now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spray in spring and again each time you trim. The Sun (2015)The spring flowers are slowly beginning to show themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first thing to appear in spring and the last to die in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This way the rebels are also deprived of spring foliage to give them cover. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No wonder they enjoy a warm bath in the hot springs. The Sun (2013)Your closest relative springs a legacy surprise. The Sun (2012)You can divide established plants in spring or autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When forced to sit still he was like a coiled spring. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He thinks we will be downing tools come spring. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Trim and finely slice the spring onions and add them to the bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also ensure that it retains its colour in winter before bursting back into life in spring. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The measures are expected to be put in place by next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You spring into action when common sense is called for today. The Sun (2015)The movement sprang from many sources. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995) Suddenly he sprang into the saddle. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)Another sprang a leak this month, triggering the partial shutdown. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When the doors swing open, a mattress springs out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The nation's housebuilders are approaching the key spring selling season with more than usual trepidation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had been manager of its first bingo club, and had established his own business manufacturing steel springs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The advantage of dealing with excess weight when you are young is that your skin is more elastic and more likely to spring back into shape. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'spring'
British English: spring /sprɪŋ/ NOUN
season Spring is the season between winter and summer when the weather becomes warmer and plants start to grow again.
They are getting married next spring.
- American English: spring season
- Arabic: الرَّبِيع
- Brazilian Portuguese: primavera
- Chinese: 春天
- Croatian: proljeće
- Czech: jaro
- Danish: forår
- Dutch: lente springveer
- European Spanish: primavera resorte
- Finnish: jousi
- French: printemps
- German: Feder
- Greek: άνοιξη
- Italian: molla
- Japanese: 春 season
- Korean: 봄
- Norwegian: spole
- Polish: sprężyna
- European Portuguese: primavera
- Romanian: primăvară
- Russian: весна
- Spanish: primavera resorte
- Swedish: fjäder spiralfjäder
- Thai: ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ
- Turkish: yay
- Ukrainian: весна
- Vietnamese: mùa xuân
British English: spring /sprɪŋ/ NOUN
coil A spring is a long piece of metal that goes round and round. It goes back to the same shape after you pull it.
The springs in the bed were old.
- American English: spring coil
- Arabic: زُنْبُرُك
- Brazilian Portuguese: mola
- Chinese: 弹簧
- Croatian: opruga
- Czech: pružina
- Danish: fjeder
- Dutch: springveer
- European Spanish: muelle
- Finnish: kevät
- French: ressort
- German: Frühling
- Greek: ελατήριο
- Italian: primavera
- Japanese: ばね coil
- Korean: 용수철
- Norwegian: vår
- Polish: wiosna
- European Portuguese: mola
- Romanian: arc
- Russian: пружина
- Spanish: resorte
- Swedish: vår årstid
- Thai: ลวดสปริง
- Turkish: ilkbahar
- Ukrainian: пружина
- Vietnamese: lò xo
British English: spring VERB
When a person or animal springs, they jump upwards or forwards suddenly or quickly.
He sprang to his feet, grabbing his keys off the coffee table.
Definition of spring from the Collins English Dictionary
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