What is spring?

  • (noun): A point at which water issues forth.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on 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 consult the Delphic Oracle ... 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 ...
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 ...
Silent Spring - Impact
... 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 grain of materialism ... 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 ... States and well-known environmentalist, said "Silent Spring had a profound impact.. ...

More definitions of "spring":

  • (verb): Move forward by leaps and bounds.
    Synonyms: jump, leap, bound
  • (noun): A metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed.
    Example: "The spring was broken"
  • (noun): The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
    Synonyms: give, springiness
  • (noun): The season of growth.
    Example: "The emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
    Synonyms: springtime
  • (verb): Develop suddenly.
    Example: "The tire sprang a leak"
  • (verb): Produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly.
    Example: "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"
  • (verb): Produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly.
    Example: "He sprang a new haircut on his wife"

Famous quotes containing the word spring:

    The spring over there takes you by the throat, the flowers blooming by the thousands over white walls. If you strolled around for an hour in the hills surrounding my town, you would return with the odor of honey in your clothes.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    I was struck by this universal spring upward of the forest evergreens.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A spring of love gushed from my heart,
    And I blessed them unaware:
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)