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Translation of "spring" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of spring from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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