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Spring

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Springv. i. [AS. springan; akin to D. & G. springen, OS. & OHG. springan, Icel. & Sw. springa, Dan. springe; cf. Gr. spe`rchesqai to hasten. Cf. Springe, Sprinkle.].
  •  To leap; to bound; to jump.  [1913 Webster]
    "The mountain stag that springs
    From height to height, and bounds along the plains.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity; to dart; to shoot.  [1913 Webster]
    "And sudden light
    Sprung through the vaulted roof.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To start or rise suddenly, as from a covert.  [1913 Webster]
    "Watchful as fowlers when their game will spring."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fly back; as, a bow, when bent, springs back by its elastic power.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bend from a straight direction or plane surface; to become warped; as, a piece of timber, or a plank, sometimes springs in seasoning.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To shoot up, out, or forth; to come to the light; to begin to appear; to emerge; as a plant from its seed, as streams from their source, and the like; -- often followed by up, forth, or out.  [1913 Webster]
    "Till well nigh the day began to spring."  [1913 Webster]
    "To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth."  [1913 Webster]
    "Do not blast my springing hopes."  [1913 Webster]
    "O, spring to light; auspicious Babe, be born."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To issue or proceed, as from a parent or ancestor; to result, as from a cause, motive, reason, or principle.  [1913 Webster]
    "[They found] new hope to spring
    Out of despair, joy, but with fear yet linked.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To grow; to thrive; to prosper.  [1913 Webster]
    "What makes all this, but Jupiter the king,
    At whose command we perish, and we spring?
    "  [1913 Webster]
To spring at, to leap toward; to attempt to reach by a leap. -- To spring forth, to leap out; to rush out. -- To spring in, to rush in; to enter with a leap or in haste. -- To spring on or To spring upon, to leap on; to rush on with haste or violence; to assault.
Springv. t. 
  •  To cause to spring up; to start or rouse, as game; to cause to rise from the earth, or from a covert; as, to spring a pheasant.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; as, to spring a surprise on someone; to spring a joke.  [1913 Webster]
    "She starts, and leaves her bed, and springs a light."  [1913 Webster]
    "The friends to the cause sprang a new project."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to explode; as, to spring a mine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To crack or split; to bend or strain so as to weaken; as, to spring a mast or a yard.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to close suddenly, as the parts of a trap operated by a spring; as, to spring a trap.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bend by force, as something stiff or strong; to force or put by bending, as a beam into its sockets, and allowing it to straighten when in place; -- often with in, out, etc.; as, to spring in a slat or a bar.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pass over by leaping; as, to spring a fence.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To release (a person) from confinement, especially from a prison.  [PJC]
To spring a butt (Naut.), to loosen the end of a plank in a ship's bottom. -- To spring a leak (Naut.), to begin to leak. -- To spring an arch (Arch.), to build an arch; -- a common term among masons; as, to spring an arch over a lintel. -- To spring a rattle, to cause a rattle to sound. See Watchman's rattle, under Watchman. -- To spring the luff (Naut.), to ease the helm, and sail nearer to the wind than before; -- said of a vessel. Mar. Dict. -- To spring a mast or To spring a spar (Naut.), to strain it so that it is unserviceable.
Springn. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See Spring, v. i.].
  •  A leap; a bound; a jump.  [1913 Webster]
    "The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its former state by its elasticity; as, the spring of a bow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Elastic power or force.  [1913 Webster]
    "Heavens! what a spring was in his arm!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  An elastic body of any kind, as steel, India rubber, tough wood, or compressed air, used for various mechanical purposes, as receiving and imparting power, diminishing concussion, regulating motion, measuring weight or other force.  [1913 Webster]
    " The principal varieties of springs used in mechanisms are the spiral spring (Fig. a), the coil spring (Fig. b), the elliptic spring (Fig. c), the half-elliptic spring (Fig. d), the volute spring, the India-rubber spring, the atmospheric spring, etc."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any source of supply; especially, the source from which a stream proceeds; an issue of water from the earth; a natural fountain.  Sir J. Davies.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any active power; that by which action, or motion, is produced or propagated; cause; origin; motive.  [1913 Webster]
    "Our author shuns by vulgar springs to move
    The hero's glory, or the virgin's love.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which springs, or is originated, from a source;  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which causes one to spring; specifically, a lively tune.  Beau. & Fl.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The season of the year when plants begin to vegetate and grow; the vernal season, usually comprehending the months of March, April, and May, in the middle latitudes north of the equator.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    " Spring of the astronomical year begins with the vernal equinox, about March 21st, and ends with the summer solstice, about June 21st."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The time of growth and progress; early portion; first stage; as, the spring of life.  1 Sam. ix. 26.  [1913 Webster]
    "O how this spring of love resembleth
    The uncertain glory of an April day.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A crack or fissure in a mast or yard, running obliquely or transversely.  [1913 Webster]
Air spring, Boiling spring, etc. See under Air, Boiling, etc. -- Spring back (Bookbinding), a back with a curved piece of thin sheet iron or of stiff pasteboard fastened to the inside, the effect of which is to make the leaves of a book thus bound (as a ledger or other account or blank book) spring up and lie flat. -- Spring balance, a contrivance for measuring weight or force by the elasticity of a spiral spring of steel. -- Spring beam, a beam that supports the side of a paddle box. See Paddle beam, under Paddle, n. -- Spring beauty. (a) (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Claytonia, delicate herbs with somewhat fleshy leaves and pretty blossoms, appearing in springtime. (b) (Zoöl.) A small, elegant American butterfly (Erora læta) which appears in spring. The hind wings of the male are brown, bordered with deep blue; those of the female are mostly blue. -- Spring bed, a mattress, under bed, or bed bottom, in which springs, as of metal, are employed to give the required elasticity. -- Spring beetle (Zoöl.), a snapping beetle; an elater. -- Spring box, the box or barrel in a watch, or other piece of mechanism, in which the spring is contained. -- Spring fly (Zoöl.), a caddice fly; -- so called because it appears in the spring. -- Spring grass (Bot.), vernal grass. See under Vernal. -- Spring gun, a firearm discharged by a spring, when this is trodden upon or is otherwise moved. -- Spring hook (Locomotive Engines), one of the hooks which fix the driving-wheel spring to the frame. -- Spring latch, a latch that fastens with a spring. -- Spring lock, a lock that fastens with a spring. -- Spring mattress, a spring bed. -- Spring of an arch (Arch.) See Springing line of an arch, under Springing. -- Spring of pork, the lower part of a fore quarter, which is divided from the neck, and has the leg and foot without the shoulder. [Obs.] Nares.
Sir, pray hand the spring of pork to me. Gayton.
Spring pin (Locomotive Engines), an iron rod fitted between the springs and the axle boxes, to sustain and regulate the pressure on the axles. -- Spring rye, a kind of rye sown in the spring; -- in distinction from winter rye, sown in autumn. -- Spring stay (Naut.), a preventer stay, to assist the regular one. R. H. Dana, Jr. -- Spring tide, the tide which happens at, or soon after, the new and the full moon, and which rises higher than common tides. See Tide. -- Spring wagon, a wagon in which springs are interposed between the body and the axles to form elastic supports. -- Spring wheat, any kind of wheat sown in the spring; -- in distinction from winter wheat, which is sown in autumn.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Spring, v. & n.
--v. (past sprang or US sprung; past part. sprung)
1 intr. jump; move rapidly or suddenly (sprang from his seat; sprang through the gap; sprang to their assistance).
2 intr. move rapidly as from a constrained position or by the action of a spring (the branch sprang back; the door sprang to).
3 intr. (usu. foll. by from) originate or arise (springs from an old family; their actions spring from a false conviction).
4 intr. (usu. foll. by up) come into being; appear, esp. suddenly (a breeze sprang up; the belief has sprung up).
5 tr. cause to act suddenly, esp. by means of a spring (spring a trap).
6 tr. (often foll. by on) produce or develop or make known suddenly or unexpectedly (has sprung a new theory; loves to spring surprises).
7 tr. sl. contrive the escape or release of.
8 tr. rouse (game) from earth or covert.
9 a intr. become warped or split. b tr. split, crack (wood or a wooden implement).
10 tr. (usu. as sprung adj.) provide (a motor vehicle etc.) with springs.
11 a tr. colloq. spend (money). b intr. (usu. foll. by for) US & Austral. sl. pay for a treat.
12 tr. cause (a mine) to explode.
--n.
1 a jump (took a spring; rose with a spring).
2 a backward movement from a constrained position; a recoil, e.g. of a bow.
3 elasticity; ability to spring back strongly (a mattress with plenty of spring).
4 a resilient device usu. of bent or coiled metal used esp. to drive clockwork or for cushioning in furniture or vehicles.
5 a the season in which vegetation begins to appear, the first season of the year, in the N. hemisphere from March to May and in the S. hemisphere from September to November. b Astron. the period from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice. c (often foll. by of) the early stage of life etc. d = spring tide.
6 a place where water, oil, etc., wells up from the earth; the basin or flow so formed (hot springs; mineral springs).
7 the motive for or origin of an action, custom, etc. (the springs of human action).
8 sl. an escape or release from prison.
9 the upward curve of a beam etc. from a horizontal line.
10 the splitting or yielding of a plank etc. under strain.

Idiom
spring balance a balance that measures weight by the tension of a spring. spring bed a bed with a spring mattress. spring chicken
1 a young fowl for eating (orig. available only in spring).
2 (esp. with neg.) a young person (she's no spring chicken). spring-clean n. a thorough cleaning of a house or room, esp. in spring.
--v.tr. clean (a house or room) in this way. spring fever a restless or lethargic feeling sometimes associated with spring. spring greens the leaves of young cabbage plants. spring a leak develop a leak (orig. Naut., from timbers springing out of position). spring-loaded containing a compressed or stretched spring pressing one part against another. spring mattress a mattress containing or consisting of springs. spring onion an onion taken from the ground before the bulb has formed, and eaten raw in salad. spring roll a Chinese snack consisting of a pancake filled with vegetables etc. and fried. spring tide a tide just after new and full moon when there is the greatest difference between high and low water. spring water water from a spring, as opposed to river or rain water. sprung rhythm a poetic metre approximating to speech, each foot having one stressed syllable followed by a varying number of unstressed.
Derivative
springless adj. springlet n. springlike adj.
Etymology
OE springan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Spring

Eastertide, Highland fling, Lastex, Maytime, accrue from, adaptability, adolescence, aestival, air mattress, airiness, ambition, anabasis, and jump, appear, arctic, arise, arrive, ascension, ascent, aspiration, autumn, autumnal, backfire, backlash, backlashing, balance spring, baleen, basis, baths, battledore, be born, be contingent on, be due to, bedding, bedspring, begin, beginning, bend, bevy, birth, blast, blitz, blow to pieces, blow up, bolster, bolt, bomb, bombard, bonanza, boomerang, boreal, bounce, bounce back, bounciness, bound, bound back, broach, broad jump, brumal, buck, buckjump, buckle, bud from, budtime, buoyance, buoyancy, burst forth, calling, canicular, cannon, cannon off, canter, capriole, carom, casino, cause, charm, chewing gum, chink, clamber, clear, cleave, climb, climbing, cloud, club, clubhouse, come, come from, come into being, come into existence, come out, come out of, come up, commence, consideration, contort, contrecoup, cornucopia, covey, crack, crevasse, crook, crumple, curvet, cushion, cut, cut open, dart, demivolt, depend on, derive from, descend from, discharge, dispart, distort, divaricate, divide, elastic, elasticity, elastomer, elevation, emanate, emanate from, emancipate, emerge, emerge from, ensue from, equinoctial, escalade, evolve, excitant, extensibility, fissure, flexibility, flight, flock, flow, flow from, fly, fly back, fly open, flying jump, follow from, font, fount, fountain, fountainhead, fox-trot, gaggle, galliard, gallop, gambling house, gathering place, gelandesprung, germinate from, get, git, give, gnarl, goal, gold mine, grand jete, greenness, ground, grow, grow from, grow out of, guiding light, guiding star, gum, gum elastic, gush, gyring up, hairspring, handball, handspring, hang on, hangout, hatch, haunt, have repercussions, head, headspring, headstream, headwater, health resort, hibernal, hiemal, high jump, hightail, hinge on, hippety-hop, hive, hop, hop along, hotfoot, hurdle, ideal, impetus, incise, incitement, increase, innerspring mattress, inspiration, intention, issue, issue from, jet, jete, jig, jump, jump over, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, jumping jack, juvenility, kick, kick back, kickback, knot, lash back, lavolta, lay open, leap, leap over, leapfrog, levitation, liberate, litter, liveliness, lode, lodestar, long jump, loom, loose, lop, lope, mainspring, make tracks, manumit, mat, matter, mattress, meeting place, midsummer, midwinter, mine, morris, motive, mount, mounting, murmuration, negotiate, ope, open, open up, origin, originate, originate in, out of season, overjump, overleap, overskip, pad, pallet, part, pay for, pillow, pop, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, primavera, prime, principle, proceed, proceed from, puberty, pubescence, purlieu, quarry, racket, rallying point, reason, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrate, recalcitration, recoil, release, rent, repercuss, repercussion, repulse, resile, resilience, resiliency, resort, resource, responsiveness, ricochet, rift, rip, rise, rising, rive, riverhead, rocketing up, root, rubber, rubber ball, rubber band, rug, run, running broad jump, running high jump, sake, saltation, saut de basque, score, screw, seasonal, seedtime, separate, shock absorber, shoot up, shooting up, skein, ski jump, skip, skitter, sleeping bag, slit, snap, snap back, soaring, solstitial, source, source of supply, spa, spandex, split, spout, spread, spread out, sprightliness, spring back, spring from, spring open, springboard, springhead, springiness, springlike, springs, springtide, springtime, sprint, sprout, sprout from, spurt, stamping ground, staple, start, start aside, start up, startle, steeplechase, stem, stem from, step, step along, step lively, stimulant, stimulus, stretch, stretch fabric, stretchability, stretchiness, summer, summerlike, summerly, summery, surge, swarm, swing open, takeoff, taking off, tap, tear, tear open, throw open, tone, tonicity, tonus, tour jete, trampoline, trip, trot, turn, turn awry, turn on, twist, ulterior motive, unbind, unchain, underbed, underbedding, unshackle, upclimb, upcoming, updive, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upspring, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, vault, vein, vernal, vocation, warp, watch, watering place, well, wellhead, wellspring, whalebone, whence, winter, winterlike, wintery, wintry, wrench, wrest, wring, writhe, yield, youthfulness, youthhood, zooming

ROGET THESAURUS

Spring

Instrument

N instrument, machinery, mechanism, engineering, instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill, air engine, caloric engine, heat engine, gear, tackle, tackling, rig, rigging, apparatus, appliances, plant, materiel, harness, trappings, fittings, accouterments, barde, equipment, equipmentage, appointments, furniture, upholstery, chattels, paraphernalia, mechanical powers, lever, leverage, mechanical advantage, crow, crowbar, handspike, gavelock, jemmy, jimmy, arm, limb, wing, oar, paddle, pulley, wheel and axle, wheelwork, clockwork, wheels within wheels, pinion, crank, winch, cam, pedal, capstan, wheel, inclined plane, wedge, screw, spring, mainspring, can hook, glut, heald, heddle, jenny, parbuckle, sprag, water wheel, handle, hilt, haft, shaft, heft, shank, blade, trigger, tiller, helm, treadle, key, turnscrew, screwdriver, knocker, hammer, edge tool, borer, vice, teeth, nail, rope, peg, support, spoon, arms, oar, cardiograph, recapper, snowplow, tenpenny, votograph, instrumental, mechanical, machinal, brachial.

Store

N store, stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry, spring, fount, fountain, well, wellspring, milch cow, stock in trade, supply, heap, treasure, reserve, corps de reserve, reserved fund, nest egg, savings, bonne bouche, crop, harvest, mow, vintage, store, accumulation, hoard, rick, stack, lumber, relay, storehouse, storeroom, storecloset, depository, depot, cache, repository, reservatory, repertory, repertorium, promptuary, warehouse, entrepot, magazine, buttery, larder, spence, garner, granary, cannery, safe-deposit vault, stillroom, thesaurus, bank, armory, arsenal, dock, gallery, museum, conservatory, menagery, menagerie, reservoir, cistern, aljibar, tank, pond, mill pond, gasometer, budget, quiver, bandolier, portfolio, coffer, conservation, storing, storage, keep, file (papers), lay in, preserve, Adj, stored, in store, in reserve, in ordinary, spare, supernumerary, adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit.

Morning

N morning, morn, forenoon, a, m, prime, dawn, daybreak, dayspring, foreday, sunup, peep of day, break of day, aurora, first blush of the morning, first flush of the morning, prime of the morning, twilight, crepuscule, sunrise, cockcrow, cockcrowing, the small hours, the wee hours of the morning, spring, vernal equinox, first point of Aries, noon, midday, noonday, noontide, meridian, prime, nooning, noontime, summer, midsummer, matin, matutinal, vernal, at sunrise, with the sun, with the lark, when the morning dawns, at shut of evening flowers, entre chien et loup, flames in the forehead of the morning sky, the breezy call of incense-breathing morn.

Cause

N cause, origin, source, principle, element, occasioner, prime mover, primum mobile, vera causa, author, mainspring, agent, leaven, groundwork, foundation, spring, fountain, well, font, fountainhead, spring head, wellhead, fons et origo, genesis, descent, remote cause, influence, pivot, hinge, turning point, lever, crux, fulcrum, key, proximate cause, causa causans, straw that breaks the camel's back, ground, reason, reason why, why and wherefore, rationale, occasion, derivation, final cause, les dessous des cartes, undercurrents, rudiment, egg, germ, embryo, bud, root, radix radical, etymon, nucleus, seed, stem, stock, stirps, trunk, tap-root, gemmule, radicle, semen, sperm, nest, cradle, nursery, womb, nidus, birthplace, hotbed, causality, causation, origination, production, caused, causal, original, primary, primitive, primordial, aboriginal, protogenal, radical, embryonic, embryotic, in embryo, in ovo, seminal, germinal, at the bottom of, connate, having a common origin, because, behind the scenes, causa latet vis est notissima, felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas.

Strength

N strength, power, energy, vigor, force, main force, physical force, brute force, spring, elasticity, tone, tension, tonicity, stoutness, lustihood, stamina, nerve, muscle, sinew, thews and sinews, physique, pith, pithiness, virtility, vitality, athletics, athleticism, gymnastics, feats of strength, adamant, steel, iron, oak, heart of oak, iron grip, grit, bone, athlete, gymnast, acrobat, superman, Atlas, Hercules, Antaeus, Samson, Cyclops, Goliath, tower of strength, giant refreshed, strengthening, invigoration, refreshment, refocillation, dynamics, statics, strong, mighty, vigorous, forcible, hard, adamantine, stout, robust, sturdy, hardy, powerful, potent, puissant, valid, resistless, irresistible, invincible, proof against, impregnable, unconquerable, indomitable, dominating, inextinguishable, unquenchable, incontestable, more than a match for, overpowering, overwhelming, all powerful, all sufficient, sovereign, able-bodied, athletic, Herculean, Cyclopean, Atlantean, muscular, brawny, wiry, well-knit, broad-shouldered, sinewy, strapping, stalwart, gigantic, manly, man-like, manful, masculine, male, virile, unweakened, unallayed, unwithered, unshaken, unworn, unexhausted, in full force, in full swing, in the plenitude of power, stubborn, thick-ribbed, made of iron, deep-rooted, strong as a lion, strong as a horse, strong as an ox, strong as brandy, sound as a roach, in fine feather, in high feather, built like a brick shithouse, like a giant refreshed, strongly, by force, by main force, our withers are unwrung, Blut und Eisen, coelitus mihi vires, du fort au diable, en habiles gens, ex vi termini, flecti non frangi, he that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves an, inflexible in faith invincible in arms.

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.

Recoil

N recoil, reaction, retroaction, revulsion, bounce, rebound, ricochet, repercussion, recalcitration, kick, contrecoup, springing back, elasticity, reflection, reflexion, reflex, reflux, reverberation, rebuff, repulse, return, ducks and drakes, boomerang, spring, reactionist, elastic collision, coefficient of restitution, recoiling, refluent, repercussive, recalcitrant, reactionary, retroactive, on the rebound, on the recoil, for every action there is a reaction, equal in force and opposite in direction.

Departure

VB depart, go away, take one's departure, set out, set off, march off, put off, start off, be off, move off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself off, start, issue, march out, debouch, go forth, sally forth, sally, set forward, be gone, hail from, leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandon, go off the stage, make one's exit, retire, withdraw, remove, vamoose, vamose, go one's way, go along, go from home, take flight, take wing, spring, fly, flit, wing one's flight, fly away, whip away, embark, go on board, go aboard, set sail' put to sea, go to sea, sail, take ship, hoist blue Peter, get under way, weigh anchor, strike tents, decamp, walk one's chalks, cut one's stick, take leave, say good bye, bid goodbye, disappear, abscond, entrain, inspan.

Leap

N leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation, ance, caper, curvet, caracole, gambade, gambado, capriole, demivolt, buck, buck jump, hop skip and jump, falcade, kangaroo, jerboa, chamois, goat, frog, grasshopper, flea, buckjumper, wallaby, leaping, saltatory, frisky, on the light fantastic toe, di salto in salto.

VB leap, jump up, jump over the moon, hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper, buck, buck jump, curvet, caracole, foot it, bob, bounce, flounce, start, frisk, jump about, trip it on the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance oneself off one's legs, dance off one's shoes.

Elasticity

N elasticity, springiness, spring, resilience, renitency, buoyancy, rubber, India rubber, Indian rubber, latex, caoutchouc, whalebone, gum elastic, baleen, natural rubber, neoprene, synthetic rubber, Buna- S, plastic, flexibility, Young's modulus, elastic, flexible, tensile, spring, resilient, renitent, buoyant, ductile, stretchable, extendable, the stress is proportional to the strain, elasticity, springiness, spring, resilience, renitency, buoyancy, rubber, India rubber, Indian rubber, latex, caoutchouc, whalebone, gum elastic, baleen, natural rubber, neoprene, synthetic rubber, Buna- S, plastic, flexibility, Young's modulus, elastic, flexible, tensile, spring, resilient, renitent, buoyant, ductile, stretchable, extendable, the stress is proportional to the strain.

River

N river, running water, jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau, sluice, water spout, water fall, cascade, force, foss, lin, linn, ghyll, Niagara, cataract, rapids, white water, catadupe, cataclysm, debacle, inundation, deluge, chute, washout, rain, rainfall, serein, shower, scud, downpour, driving rain, drenching rain, cloudburst, hyetology, hyetography, predominance of Aquarius, reign of St. Swithin, mizzle, drizzle, stillicidum, plash, dropping, falling weather, northeaster, hurricane, typhoon, stream, course, flux, flow, profluence, effluence, defluxion, flowing, current, tide, race, coulee, spring, artesian well, fount, fountain, rill, rivulet, gill, gullet, rillet, streamlet, brooklet, branch, runnel, sike, burn, beck, creek, brook, bayou, stream, river, reach, tributary, geyser, spout, waterspout, body of water, torrent, rapids, flush, flood, swash, spring tide, high tide, full tide, bore, tidal bore, eagre, hygre, fresh, freshet, indraught, reflux, undercurrent, eddy, vortex, gurge, whirlpool, Maelstrom, regurgitation, overflow, confluence, corrivation, wave, billow, surge, swell, ripple, anerythmon gelasma, beach comber, riffle, rollers, ground swell, surf, breakers, white horses, whitecaps, rough sea, heavy sea, high seas, cross sea, long sea, short sea, chopping sea, hydrodynamics, hydraulics, hydraulicostatics, rain gauge, flowmeter, pegology, irrigation, pump, watering pot, watering cart, hydrant, syringe, garden hose, lawn spray, bhisti, mussuk, fluent, diffluent, profluent, affluent, tidal, flowing, meandering, meandry, meandrous, fluvial, fluviatile, streamy, showery, rainy, pluvial, stillicidous, stillatitious, for men may come and men may go but I go on foreve, that old man river, he just keeps rolling along.


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