Springiness

  • 101 springy — spring|y [ˈsprıŋi] adj 1.) something that is springy is soft and comes back to its normal shape after being pressed or walked on ▪ The grass was soft and springy. 2.) springy step/walk a way of walking which is quick and full of energy… …

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  • 102 springy — “elastic,” 1650s, from SPRING (Cf. spring) (v.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Springiness …

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  • 103 springy — adjective (springier, springiest) 1》 springing back quickly when squeezed or stretched. 2》 (of movements) light and confident. Derivatives springily adverb springiness noun …

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  • 104 elasticity — n. 1. Springiness, resiliency, tendency to rebound. 2. Tendency to recover, power to endure strain or depression …

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  • 105 spring — I. v. n. 1. Leap, bound, jump, vault, hop. 2. Rise, start, come forth. 3. Arise, proceed, issue, put forth, shoot forth make its appearance, emerge. 4. Originate, emanate, flow, take its source have its origin, issue, arise. 5. Rebound, fly back …

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  • 106 springy — adjective 1 something that is springy comes back to its former shape after being pressed or walked on: The turf felt springy underfoot. 2 springy step/walk a way of walking which is quick and full of energy springily adverb springiness noun (U) …

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  • 107 elasticity — noun 1) the skin s natural elasticity Syn: stretchiness, flexibility, pliancy, suppleness, plasticity, resilience, springiness, give 2) the elasticity of the term Syn: adaptability, flexibility, adjustability …

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  • 108 spring — 1. verb 1) the cat sprang off her lap Syn: leap, jump, bound, vault, hop 2) the branch sprang back Syn: fly, whip, flick, whisk, kick, bounce 3) …

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  • 109 elasticity — n 1. flexibility, springiness, suppleness, rubberiness; plasticity, ductility, tensibility, tensileness, extensibility, dilatability, contractibility, contractility, resilience, recuperation. 2. adaptability, adjustability, accommodation,… …

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  • 110 flexibility — n 1. pliability, pliancy, flexility, bendability; suppleness, litheness, softness, limberness, lis somness; malleability, plasticity, tractility, ductility, flaccidity; elasticity, stretch, stretchability; give, spring, springiness, resilience. 2 …

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  • 111 life — n 1. existence, being, animateness, viability, flesh and blood, substantiality; lifetime, days, generation, life span; duration of life, life expectancy, longevity. 2. the human condition, vicissitudes, ups and downs; trials and tribulations, the …

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  • 112 pliability — n 1. flexibility, flexility, bendability, pliancy; suppleness, litheness, softness, limberness, lis someness; malleability, plasticity, tractility, ductility, flaccidity; elasticity, stretch, stretchability; give, spring, springiness, resilience …

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  • 113 resilience — n 1. elasticity, springiness, flexibility, suppleness; spring, bounce, give, kick, snap, recoil, rebound; plasticity, ductility, rubberiness, reflexiveness; tensibility, tensileness, extensibility; contractability, contractility, stretchability;… …

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  • 114 spread — v 1.Often spread out stretch, extend, enlarge, widen, broaden, augment, aggrandize, amplify; stretch out, draw out, lengthen, elongate, protract, prolongate, drag out; expand, dilate, distend, swell, bloat; grow, develop, increase, advance,… …

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  • 115 spring — v 1. leap, jump, bound, vault, hop, skip. 2. appear, come into view, uprise, come to light; come up, crop up, Inf. pop up, Inf. come out of nowhere. 3. recoil, rebound, resile, bound or bounce back, snap back, fly back, kick back, kick. 4. shoot …

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  • 116 touch — v 1. feel, finger, thumb, palm; hold, pick up, handle, manipulate, twiddle, trifle with, play with; palpate, poke around in; examine or investigate or study with the hands, stroke, caress, pet, fondle, paw, Sl. feel up, Yiddish. glet; massage,… …

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  • 117 bounce — 1. verb 1) the ball bounced Syn: rebound, spring back, ricochet; N.Amer. carom 2) William bounced down the stairs Syn: bound, leap, jump, spring, bob, hop, skip, gambol …

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  • 118 flexibility — noun 1) the flexibility of wood Syn: pliability, suppleness, elasticity, stretchiness, springiness, spring, resilience, bounce; informal give 2) the flexibility of an endowment loan Syn: adaptability, adjust …

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  • 119 spring — 1. verb 1) the cat sprang off her lap Syn: leap, jump, bound, vault 2) the branch sprang back Syn: fly, whip, flick, whisk, kick, bounce 3) …

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  • 120 give — [[t]gɪv[/t]] v. gave, giv•en, giv•ing, n. 1) to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation: to give a birthday present to someone[/ex] 2) to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please[/ex] 3) to place in someone s care: I gave the… …

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