springiness


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spring·y

 (sprĭng′ē)
adj. spring·i·er, spring·i·est
1. Marked by resilience; elastic.
2. Abounding in freshwater springs.

spring′i·ly adv.
spring′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.springiness - the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
elasticity, snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
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springiness

noun
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Translations
رَفَاصِيَّه
pružnost
elasticitet
ruganyosság
fjaîurmögnun; sveigjanleiki
esneklik

springiness

[ˈsprɪŋɪnɪs] Nelasticidad f; [of step] → ligereza f
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springiness

nElastizität f; (of turf, wood, grass, track also)Nachgiebigkeit f; (of springboard also)Sprungkraft f; (of bed)Federung f; the springiness of his stepsein federnder Gang
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spring

(spriŋ) past tense sprang (spraŋ) : past participle sprung (spraŋ) verb
1. to jump, leap or move swiftly (usually upwards). She sprang into the boat.
2. to arise or result from. His bravery springs from his love of adventure.
3. to (cause a trap to) close violently. The trap must have sprung when the hare stepped in it.
noun
1. a coil of wire or other similar device which can be compressed or squeezed down but returns to its original shape when released. a watch-spring; the springs in a chair.
2. the season of the year between winter and summer when plants begin to flower or grow leaves. Spring is my favourite season.
3. a leap or sudden movement. The lion made a sudden spring on its prey.
4. the ability to stretch and spring back again. There's not a lot of spring in this old trampoline.
5. a small stream flowing out from the ground.
ˈspringy adjective
1. able to spring back into its former shape. The grass is very springy.
2. having spring. These floorboards are springy.
ˈspringiness noun
sprung (sprŋa) adjective
having springs. a sprung mattress.
ˈspringboard noun
1. a springy type of diving-board.
2. a board on which gymnasts jump before vaulting.
spring cleaning
thorough cleaning of a house etc especially in spring.
ˈspringtime noun
the season of spring.
spring up
to develop or appear suddenly. New buildings are springing up everywhere.
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References in classic literature ?
She walked with a certain springiness of step and erectness of bearing.
His shoulders were as square as ever but something had gone from the springiness of his gait.
Her bag lay beside her, shaken up and down by the springiness of the seat.
The cat-like springiness in his tread was a little more pronounced than usual, and his eyes were bright and snappy.
After it, he strolled around the town, feeling a pleasant warmth in his veins, a springiness to his legs, a new song in his heart.
About his body there was a peculiar springiness, or resiliency, almost catlike, and a quick alertness as of one who lived in perpetual fear of things seen and unseen.
He was surprised at the lithe figure, broad of shoulder, narrow at the hips, the fire of the deep-set eyes, the springiness of the walk.
When the firm footing at the bottom was reached, he strode out on the little terrace with a quickness and springiness of gait and with glintings of muscular fires that gave the lie to the calm deliberation of his movements on the slide
Patties of TPA values for springiness, gumminess (kg), cohesiveness, hardness (kg), and chewiness (kg) were determined using methods describe by Bourne [22].
Not having that stability through those joints was detrimental because many of my events - including long jump and hurdles - are reliant on explosiveness and springiness. You have to slam your feet down, and your Achilles and your calves need to react to that force.
"Not having that stability through those joints was detrimental, because many of my events - including long jump and hurdles - are reliant on explosiveness and springiness. You have to slam your feet down, and your Achilles and your calves need to react to that force.