Translation of "spring" - English-Spanish dictionary

spring

noun uk /sprɪŋ/ us /sprɪŋ/

A2 the season of the year between winter and summer, when the weather becomes warmer and plants start to grow again

primavera

a piece of metal that curves round and round

muelle
bed springs

a place where water comes out of the ground

fuente, manantial
hot springs
verb uk /sprɪŋ/ us /sprɪŋ/ past tense sprang, past participle sprung

to jump or move somewhere suddenly

saltar
The cat sprang onto the sofa.

(Translation of “spring” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

spring

verb /spriŋ/ (past tense sprang /spraŋ/, past participle sprung /spraŋ/)

to jump, leap or move swiftly (usually upwards)

saltar
She sprang into the boat.

to arise or result from

provenir
His bravery springs from his love of adventure.

to (cause a trap to) close violently

cerrar violentamente
The trap must have sprung when the hare stepped in it.
springy adjective (comparative springier, superlative springiest)

able to spring back into its former shape

mullido
The grass is very springy.

having spring

elástico
These floorboards are springy.
springiness noun

elasticidad
sprung /sprŋa/ adjective

having springs

de muelles
a sprung mattress.
springboard noun

a springy type of diving board.

trampolín

a board on which gymnasts jump before vaulting.

trampolín
spring cleaning noun

thorough cleaning of a house etc, especially in spring

limpieza general
This place is in need of some spring cleaning.
spring onion noun

(British ) a type of onion that has a small white round part and a long green stem; green onion (American ), scallion (American)

Cebolla Tierna
Slice the spring onion finely.
springtime noun

the season of spring.

verano
spring up phrasal verb

to develop or appear suddenly

surgir, brotar
New buildings are springing up everywhere.

(Translation of “spring” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)