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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 ?
The meaner families who have children at these nurseries, are obliged, besides their annual pension, which is as low as possible, to return to the steward of the nursery a small monthly share of their gettings, to be a portion for the child; and therefore all parents are limited in their expenses by the law.
I ring for coffee, cigarette, and cherry brandy, and take my chair by the window, just as the absurd little nursery governess comes tripping into the street.
What you must do," said old Sea Catch, after he had heard his son's adventures, "is to grow up and be a big seal like your father, and have a nursery on the beach, and then they will leave you alone.
There was no one in the nursery, and it was very quiet.
No nursery could possibly have been conducted more correctly, and Mr.
The baby Prince Nicholas lived with his wet nurse and nurse Savishna in the late princess' rooms and Princess Mary spent most of the day in the nursery, taking a mother's place to her little nephew as best she could.
He would go into the nursery several times a day, and sit there for a long while, so that the nurses, who were at first afraid of him, got quite used to his presence.
He looks upon it as a man may look at a vast nursery in an old, old mansion where innumerable generations of his own people have learned to walk.
In five minutes more the cloud of bewilderment dissolved: I knew quite well that I was in my own bed, and that the red glare was the nursery fire.
It is high time that Communists should openly, in the face of the whole world, publish their views, their aims, their tendencies, and meet this nursery tale of the Spectre of Communism with a Manifesto of the party itself.
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.
During the confusion and bewilderment of the second day Mary hid herself in the nursery and was forgotten by everyone.