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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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