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 ... Two fountains, which were fed by the sacred spring, still survive ... The Castalian Spring itself predates classical Delphi ...
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 ... 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" ... 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 ...
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 their ancestors' souls and ...

More definitions of "spring":

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

Famous quotes containing the word spring:

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

    I have no more patience for this Europe where Autumn wears the face of Spring and Spring reeks of misery.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    See spring is gone,
    ah wail, ah wail in vain,
    for spring is dead.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)