from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of the points at which an arch begins to rise from its supports.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of spring.
- n. The action of the verb to spring.
- n. A set of springs in a vehicle, etc.
- n. A spring of an arch.
- adj. That springs or spring.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of one who, or that which, springs.
- n. Growth; increase; also, that which springs up; a shoot; a plant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of leaping, arising, issuing, or proceeding; also, growth; increase.
- n. In architecture, the point, from which an arch springs or rises; also, a springer.
- Liable to arise; contingent: as, springing uses. See use.
- n. The act or process of furnishing with springs; also, springs (as of a vehicle) collectively. See spring, n., 9.
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