Spring is defined as to jump up or to originate from.(verb)
Spring is an elastic or bouncing ability or the season between winter and summer.(noun)
Spring means a source of water from the ground, particularly a very small pond.(noun)
An example of spring is the water outlet that forms a pond.
The definition of a spring is a coil that goes to its original shape after being compressed.(noun)
An example of spring is the coil in a mattress.
See spring in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME springen < OE springan, akin to Du & Ger springen < IE *sprenĝh-, to move quickly (< base *sper-, to jerk) > Sans spṛhayati, (he) strives for
Origin: < springthe , senseto equip with springs
Origin: ME & OE springe
See spring in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sprang sprang (sprăng) or sprung (sprŭng), sprung sprung, spring·ing, springs verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English springen
Origin: , from Old English springan
Origin: . N., Middle English springe
Origin: , from Old English spring, wellspring.
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