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Definition of "springing" []

  • Either of the points at which an arch begins to rise from its supports. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "springing" in a sentence
  • "She resembles a fresh fountain springing from the heart of life."
  • "He left the chair, just as he sat in it, squarely, springing from the sitting posture like a wild animal, a tiger, and like a tiger covered the intervening space."
  • "I believe the answer to this question is to be found springing from the society we are a part of:"
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