springing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sprĭngʹĭng, IPA(key): /ˈspɹɪŋɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɪŋ

Verb[edit]

springing

  1. present participle of spring

Noun[edit]

springing (countable and uncountable, plural springings)

  1. (uncountable) The action of the verb to spring.
  2. (uncountable) A set of springs in a vehicle, etc.
  3. (countable, architecture, archaic) The spring of an arch: the lowest part of an arch on both sides.

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Adjective[edit]

springing (not comparable)

  1. That springs or spring.
  2. (law, US, characterizing the power of attorney) That takes effect only after the incapacity of the grantor or some other definite future act or circumstance.

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