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A fountainhead; a source.


1. (Physical Geography) a spring that is the source of a stream
2. (Gymnastics) a spring using the head as a lever from a position lying on the ground
3. rare a source



the fountainhead; source.
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Noun1.headspring - the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
origin, source, root, rootage, beginning - the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
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The main headspring of the Macacu River is in the municipality of Cachoeiras de Macacu in Tres Picos State Park and Serra dos Orgaos National Park, whereas the mouth flows to Guanabara Bay.
Scope: Bed mattress hospital special - manual bed w/full rails that include headspring man.
He said that power was a must for respectable survival in the world and knowledge was the headspring of power.
8220;Almost everyone has servers in multiple locations these days and in multiple security contexts,” said Headspring chief operating officer Jeffrey Palermo.
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To give them enough time to complete the tunnel, the exhausted gymnasts often trained for up to four hours a day and Wilson only began playing his violin to cover the sound of the sand disposal after a bad fall following a headspring left him limping with a torn Achilles tendon.
In How Capitalism Saved America, Thomas DiLorenzo makes a compelling case for capitalism and free markets as the headspring of our peerless economic growth.
You Can't Take It With You' by Sandra Foster, president and founder of Headspring Consulting Inc has sold over 100,000 copies.
Headspring grew 50 percent year over year for the past two years and in 2012 exceeded its unprecedented growth cycle.
Visual observations were made within the uniformly clear waters of the three habitat sub-sections: headspring, riachuelo (small creek) and terminal pool-marsh complex.
The Gila chub occurs in constant-temperature headspring pools (Rinne, 1975).