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nurs·er·y

 (nûr′sə-rē, nûrs′rē)
n. pl. nurs·er·ies
1. A room or area in a household set apart for the use of children.
2.
a. A place for the temporary care of children in the absence of their parents.
b. A nursery school.
3. A place where plants are grown for sale, transplanting, or experimentation.
4. A place in which something is produced, fostered, or developed.

[Middle English noricerie, probably from Old French norricerie, from norrice, nursemaid; see nurse.]

nursery

(ˈnɜːsrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1.
a. a room in a house set apart for use by children
b. (as modifier): nursery wallpaper.
2. (Horticulture) a place where plants, young trees, etc, are grown commercially
3. (Education) an establishment providing residential or day care for babies and very young children; crèche
4. (Education) short for nursery school
5. anywhere serving to foster or nourish new ideas, etc
6. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards
a. a series of cannons with the three balls adjacent to a cushion, esp near a corner pocket
b. a cannon in such a series

nurs•er•y

(ˈnɜr sə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. a room or place set apart for infants or very young children.
2. a nursery school or day nursery.
3. a place where young trees or other plants are raised.
[1350–1400; Middle English]

nursery

- Can be a pond in which fry are reared.
See also related terms for pond.

Nursery

 place where people are fostered or developed; a collection of plants.
Examples: nursery of evil, 1606; of kernels and stones, 1664; of racoons; of soldiers, 1839; of ungodliness, 1583; of vices, 1604; of blooming youth, 1820.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursery - a child's room for a babynursery - a child's room for a baby    
child's room - a bedroom for a child
day care center, day nursery - a nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work
2.nursery - a building with glass walls and roofnursery - a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
hothouse, indoor garden, conservatory - a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
orangery - a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas

nursery

noun crèche, kindergarten, playgroup The company has its own workplace nursery
Translations
حُجْرَة أطْفال، حَضانَهحَضَانَةٌمَشْتَل
dětský pokojjesleškolka
børnehavebørneværelseplanteskole
lastenhuone
vrtić
faiskolagyermekszoba
barnaherbergigróîurhús
子供部屋
육아실
detská izba
drevesnicajasliotroška soba
daghem
สถานรับเลี้ยงเด็ก
çocuk odasıfidanlık
nhà trẻ

nursery

[ˈnɜːsrɪ]
A. N
1. (where small children are looked after) → guardería f, jardín m de infancia; (= school) → parvulario m, escuela f de párvulos, escuela f infantil (Sp), kínder m (LAm); (= room at home) → cuarto m del bebé, habitación f del bebé
2. (Agr, Hort) → vivero m
3. (Zool) → criadero m
B. CPD nursery education Neducación f preescolar
nursery nurse Npuericultor(a) m/f
nursery rhyme Ncanción f infantil
nursery school Nparvulario m, escuela f de párvulos, escuela f infantil (Sp), kínder m (LAm)
nursery schooling N = nursery education nursery school teacher N = nursery teacher nursery slopes NPL (Brit) (Ski) → pistas fpl para principiantes
nursery teacher Nmaestro/a m/f de parvulario, maestro/a m/f de preescolar

nursery

[ˈnɜːrsəri] n
(= room) → nursery f
(also day nursery) → crèche f
(British) (= school) → école f maternelle
(for plants)pépinière fnursery education nenseignement m en école maternellenursery nurse npuériculteur/trice m/f nursery rhyme ncomptine fnursery school n (state-run)école f maternelle; (private)jardin m d'enfantsnursery slope n (British)piste f pour débutants

nursery

n
(= room)Kinderzimmer nt; (in hospital) → Säuglingssaal m
(= institution)Kindergarten m; (all-day) → Kindertagesstätte f, → Hort m
(Agr, Hort) (for plants) → Gärtnerei f; (for trees) → Baumschule f; (fig)Zuchtstätte f

nursery

:
nurseryman
nGärtner m
nursery nurse
nKindermädchen nt, → Kinderfrau f; (in day nursery) → Kindergärtnerin f, → Kinderpflegerin f
nursery rhyme
nKinderreim m
nursery school
nKindergarten m
nursery school teacher
nKindergärtner(in) m(f)
nursery slope
n (Ski) → Idiotenhügel m (hum), → Anfängerhügel m

nursery

[ˈnɜːsərɪ] n
a. (room) → stanza dei bambini; (institution) → asilo, nido
b. (Agr) → vivaio

nurse

(nəːs) noun
1. a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital. She wants to be a nurse.
2. a person, usually a woman, who looks after small children. The children have gone out with their nurse.
verb
1. to look after sick or injured people, especially in a hospital. He was nursed back to health.
2. to give (a baby) milk from the breast.
3. to hold with care. She was nursing a kitten.
4. to have or encourage (feelings eg of anger or hope) in oneself.
ˈnurseryplural ˈnurseries noun
1. a room etc for young children.
2. a place where young plants are grown.
ˈnursing noun
the profession of a nurse who cares for the sick.
ˈnursemaid noun
a nurse who looks after small children.
ˈnurseryman noun
a person who runs, or works in, a nursery for plants.
nursery rhyme
a short, simple poem for children.
nursery school
a school for very young children.
ˈnursing-home noun
a small private hospital.

nursery

حَضَانَةٌ jesle børnehave Kinderzimmer παιδικό δωμάτιο guardería lastenhuone crèche vrtić camera dei bambini 子供部屋 육아실 kinderdagverblijf barneværelse żłobek quarto de criança детская комната daghem สถานรับเลี้ยงเด็ก çocuk odası nhà trẻ 托儿所

nursery

n. guardería; [in a hospital] sala de niños recién nacidos.

nursery

n (pl -ries) (también nursery school) guardería or escuela infantil, jardín m de infancia, jardín de niños (Mex); newborn — unidad f de neonatología (form), sala de recién nacidos
References in classic literature ?
Margaret found a place as nursery governess and felt rich with her small salary.
Sometimes, in a playful mood, old Doctor Reefy took from his pockets a handful of the paper balls and threw them at the nursery man.
It was nursery first and then playroom and gymnasium, I should judge; for the windows are barred for little children, and there are rings and things in the walls.
It was all the romance of the nursery and the poetry of the schoolroom.
And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale, with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.
By the sick hour of your child; by those dying eyes, which you can never forget; by those last cries, that wrung your heart when you could neither help nor save; by the desolation of that empty cradle, that silent nursery,--I beseech you, pity those mothers that are constantly made childless by the American slave-trade
There did not seem to be brains enough in the entire nursery, so to speak, to bait a fish-hook with; but you didn't seem to mind that, after a little, because you soon saw that brains were not needed in a society like that, and in- deed would have marred it, hindered it, spoiled its sym- metry -- perhaps rendered its existence impossible.
He had ten of them, and when fifty years old he left them, and sought out as dismal a refuge from the world as possible, and became a hermit in order that he might reflect upon pious themes without being disturbed by the joyous and other noises from the nursery, doubtless.
yesshe will have her own room, of course; the room she always has;and there is the nursery for the children,just as usual, you know.
Each picture told a story; mysterious often to my undeveloped understanding and imperfect feelings, yet ever profoundly interesting: as interesting as the tales Bessie sometimes narrated on winter evenings, when she chanced to be in good humour; and when, having brought her ironing-table to the nursery hearth, she allowed us to sit about it, and while she got up Mrs.
I took a seat at the end of the hearthstone opposite that towards which my landlord advanced, and filled up an interval of silence by attempting to caress the canine mother, who had left her nursery, and was sneaking wolfishly to the back of my legs, her lip curled up, and her white teeth watering for a snatch.
During the confusion and bewilderment of the second day Mary hid herself in the nursery and was forgotten by everyone.