Spring

Spring(s) may refer to:

  • Spring (season), a season of the year
  • Spring (hydrology), a natural source of water
  • Spring (device), a mechanical device that stores energy
  • Spring (mathematics), a geometric surface in the shape of a helically coiled tube
  • Springs (tide), in oceanography, the spring tide
  • Spring (political terminology), often used to name periods of political liberalization

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Other articles related to "spring, springs":

Castalian Spring
... The Castalian Spring, in the ravine between the Phaedriades at Delphi, is where all visitors to Delphi — the contestants in the Pythian Games, and especially suppliants who came to ... Two fountains, which were fed by the sacred spring, still survive ... The Castalian Spring itself predates classical Delphi ...
Common Kigo in Japanese Haiku - Spring
... Spring (haru) the name of season is a kigo or season word ... Other combinations are spring begins (Haru tatsu), signs of spring (haru meku), sea in the spring (haru no umi), spring is gone (Yuku haru) ... Higan of spring (春彼岸, haru higan, literary beyond the border of this world), a week around the time of the Spring Equinox (shunbun) is a period set aside for Buddhists to soothe ...
Silent Spring - Impact
... History professor Gary Kroll commented, "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring played a large role in articulating ecology as a 'subversive subject'— as a perspective that cuts against the ... Dewberry of Gutenberg College, Silent Spring is "Highly controversial, but may be the most important book in the formation of the environmental movement in the 1960s" ... United States and well-known environmentalist, said "Silent Spring had a profound impact.. ...
Spring - Places
... Springs, Gauteng, South Africa Springs, New York, a part of East Hampton, New York, U.S ... Springs, Pennsylvania, U.S ... Spring, Texas, U.S ...

Famous quotes containing the word spring:

    Ae spring brought off her master hale,
    But left behind her ain grey tail:
    Robert Burns (1759–1796)

    We must not suppose that, because a man is a rational animal, he will, therefore, always act rationally; or, because he has such or such a predominant passion, that he will act invariably and consequentially in pursuit of it. No, we are complicated machines; and though we have one main spring that gives motion to the whole, we have an infinity of little wheels, which, in their turns, retard, precipitate, and sometime stop that motion.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    The firelight of a long, blind, dreaming story
    Lingers upon your lips; and I have seen
    Firm, fixed forever in your closing eyes,
    The Corn King beckoning to his Spring Queen.
    Randall Jarrell (1914–1965)