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  • sprang sprang  /s ˈpræŋ/ ?  the season of growth

    sprang meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the season of growth
    2. (n) a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    3. (n) a natural flow of ground water
    4. (n) a point at which water issues forth
    5. (n) the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    6. (n) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    7. (v) move forward by leaps and bounds
    8. (v) develop into a distinctive entity
    9. (v) spring back; spring away from an impact
    10. (v) develop suddenly
    11. (v) produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

    Synonym(s)

    sprang usage(s)

    1. This process of theorem sprouting had to start somewhere, and that is where the axioms came in: they were the primordial seeds, the Ur-theorems from which all others sprang.
    2. From their agreement sprang one of the most convoluted conspiracies since Guy Fawkes schemed in 1605 to blow up the English Parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder.
  • sprat sprat  /spræt/ ?  small fatty European fish; usually smoked or canned like sardines
  • sprawl sprawl  /s ˈprɔl/ ?  an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
  • sprawler sprawler  /ˈsprɔ lə/ ?  a person who sprawls
  • sprawling sprawling  /s ˈprɔ lɪŋ/ ?  an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
  • sprawly sprawly  /ˈsprɔ lɪ/ ?  spread out irregularly
  • spray spray  /s ˈpreɪ/ ?  a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • spray can spray can  a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as…
  • spray gun spray gun  an applicator resembling a gun for applying liquid substances (as paint) in…
  • spray paint spray paint  paint applied with a spray gun
  • spray painting spray painting  applying paint with a sprayer
  • spray-dried spray-dried  dried by bringing a sprayed substance (e.g. milk or soap) into contact with…
  • spray-dry spray-dry  dry by bringing into the form of a spray, through contact with a hot gas
  • sprayer sprayer  /s ˈpreɪ ər/ ?  a worker who applies spray to a surface
  • spraying spraying  /s ˈpreɪ ɪŋ/ ?  the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing…
  • spread spread  /s ˈprɛd/ ?  process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  • spread eagle spread eagle  an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great…
  • spread head spread head  two facing pages of a book or other publication
  • spread out spread out  move outward
  • spread over spread over  form a cover over
  • spread-eagle spread-eagle  stretch out completely
  • spread-out spread-out  especially spread in a fan shape
  • spreadeagle spreadeagle  defeat disastrously
  • spreader spreader  /s ˈprɛ dər/ ?  a hand tool for spreading something
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