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":

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 ... In 2012, according to Charles 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" ... Vice President of the United States and well-known environmentalist, said "Silent Spring had a profound impact.. ...
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 consult ... Two fountains, which were fed by the sacred spring, still survive ... The Castalian Spring itself predates classical Delphi ...
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 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word spring:

    In spring more mortal singers than belong
    To any one place cover us with song.
    Thrush, bluebird, blackbird, sparrow, and robin throng....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Shall the Spring dawn, and she still clad in smiles,
    And with an unscathed brow,
    Rest in the strong arms of her palm-crowned isles,
    As fair and free as now?

    We know not; in the temple of the Fates
    God has inscribed her doom;
    And, all untroubled in her faith, she waits
    The triumph or the tomb.
    Henry Timrod (1828–1867)

    As if the spring were all your own,
    What are you when the rose is blown?
    Sir Henry Wotton (1568–1639)