springy

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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.

springy

(ˈsprɪŋɪ)
adj, springier or springiest
1. possessing or characterized by resilience or bounce
2. (Physical Geography) (of a place) having many wells or springs of water
ˈspringily adv
ˈspringiness n

spring•y

(ˈsprɪŋ i)

adj. spring•i•er, spring•i•est.
characterized by elasticity; resilient: a springy step.
[1585–95]
spring′i•ly, adv.
spring′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.springy - elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
2.springy - (of movements) light and confidently active; "he walked away with a springy step"
active - full of activity or engaged in continuous activity; "an active seaport"; "an active bond market"; "an active account"

springy

adjective flexible, elastic, resilient, bouncy, rubbery, spongy Knead the dough until smooth and springy.

springy

adjective
Capable of withstanding stress without injury:
Physics: plastic.
Translations
ذو رَفّاصاتيَقْفِزُ مُرْتَدّا
ohebnýpružný
elastiskfjedrendespændstig
rugózott
fjaîurmagnaîursveigjanlegur
esnekyaylı

springy

[ˈsprɪŋɪ] ADJ (springier (compar) (springiest (superl))) [mattress, carpet, turf] → mullido; [floor, rubber] → elástico; [step] → ligero

springy

[ˈsprɪŋi] adj [turf, hair, texture] → élastique

springy

adj (+er) stepfedernd; plank, turf, grass alsonachgiebig, elastisch; rubber, wood, plastic etc, hairelastisch; bedweich gefedert

springy

[ˈsprɪŋɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → elastico/a; (carpet, turf) → morbido/a; (mattress) → molleggiato/a

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.
References in classic literature ?
He walked with a springier step, he carried a little cane and he was whistling softly to himself.
The last few days of work before a holiday sees everyone with a slightly springier step, a ready smile and faraway look in the eye.
And in 1953, the Goodyear crosswind gear was offered as standard, along with a lighter, springier set of main gear struts.
Bucks love checking out a new scent, and they really love springy trees to rub, and you won't find a springier sapling than one that is actually mounted in a spring.
If confirmed, Kavanaugh will join the even springier of SCOTUS spring chickens, 50-year-old Neil Gorsuch, whom Trump appointed in February 2017.
The thawing process can cause the structural changes of the tofu, and this change may lead to an increase in textural properties such as hardness, springiness, cohesiveness, and gumminess, which may match with consumer preferences for harder and springier tofu [21].
The brass in cartridge cases is thicker and harder in the case head area, and progressively thinner and "springier" toward the case mouth.
Some like their noodles moist and chewy, while others prefer theirs springier or-to borrow an Italian term-al dente.
Dawn Klos, Misty Levy, Amanda Moss, Sarah Springier, Pamela Walker, Derek Wood.
Occasionally Jane invited Duncan to The Sportsman with her and Frieda on Thursday nights and then she got to sit there at the bar, between them, her hand resting warmly on Duncan's leg, watching the loops of Frieda's hair getting springier as she drank (it was an odd phenomenon).
The need to increase such outlays is stressed, inter alia, by Homlong and Springier (2010).