spring

 /sprɪŋ/

For the verb: "to spring"

Simple Past: sprang
Past Participle: sprung

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (season)primavera nf
 My favourite season is spring.
 La mia stagione preferita è la primavera.
spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (coil)molla nf
 A spring popped out of the watch.
 Dall'orologio è saltata fuori una molla.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be released)saltare, saltare fuori, balzare vi
 A clown will spring from the box.
 Dalla scatola salterà fuori un clown.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (emerge)zampillare, scaturire vi
 Water sprang from the fountain.
 L'acqua zampillava dalla fontana.
 
Additional Translations
spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (elasticity)elasticità nf
 The waistband in these trousers has lost its spring.
 La cintura di questi pantaloni ha perso elasticità.
spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (jump)balzo, salto nm
 With one great spring he was over the bush.
 Ha scavalcato il cespuglio con un balzo.
spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water)sorgente, fonte nf
 They brought water from the spring.
 Hanno portato acqua dalla fonte.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (leap suddenly)saltare, balzare vi
 The frog springs from the lily pad.
 La rana salta dalla foglia di ninfea.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come into being)spuntare, nascere vtr
 Flowers sprang from the plant.
 Dalla pianta spuntarono i fiori.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come forth suddenly)zampillare, fuoriuscire vi
 Blood sprang from the open wound.
 È zampillato del sangue dalla ferita aperta.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have lineage)provenire vi
 He springs from one of the oldest families in Europe.
 Proviene da una delle più antiche famiglie d'Europa.
spring viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (originate)nascere, derivare vi
   (colloquiale)saltare fuori, spuntare vi
 The whole project sprang from a conversation I had with a neighbour.
 L'intero progetto è nato da una conversazione che ho avuto con un vicino.
spring [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (activate: a trap)fare scattare vtr
 The mouse sprang the trap.
 Un ladro fa scattare la trappola.
spring [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (split, crack)rompere, spezzare vtr
 He sprang the handle of the broom.
 Ha rotto il manico della scopa.
spring [sth],
spring [sth] on [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(disclose)rivelare, svelare vtr
 She sprang the news on us.
 Ci ha rivelato questa notizia.
spring [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (leap over)saltare vtr
 The runners sprang the hurdles.
 I corridori hanno saltato gli ostacoli.
spring [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (get released from prison)  (informale)tirare fuori vtr
 The criminal's friends have sprung him from prison.
 I compagni del criminale lo hanno tirato fuori di galera.
spring [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US, slang (spend)  (informale)tirare fuori vtr
  sborsare vtr
 She sprang fifty bucks on a new guitar.
 Ha tirato fuori cinquanta dollari per una chitarra nuova.
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
sprang,
spring
v past simple
(spring: simple past)saltare vi
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
springtime,
spring
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(season: spring)primavera nf
springtime,
spring
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(relating to the spring)primaverile agg
springtime nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (early days of [sth])inizio, principio nm
   (figurato: inizio)primavera nf
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
spring | sprang | springtime
air spring sospensione ad aria
boiling spring sorgente di acqua bollente
box spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bedspring in box, covered with fabric)  (letto)base a molle nf
 Sleeping on a mattress without a box spring underneath is bad for your back.
 Dormire su un materasso senza una base a molle sotto fa male alla schiena.
coil spring molla elicoidale
compression spring molla di compressione
have a spring in your step v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be cheerful or energetic)  (idiomatico: essere felice)camminare a un metro da terra vi
hot spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (source of naturally heated groundwater)sorgente termale nf
 The water in hot springs is warmed by heat coming from the earth's interior.
 L'acqua delle sorgenti termali è riscaldata dal calore proveniente dall'interno della Terra.
leaf spring molla a balestra
mineral spring sorgente d'acqua minerale
mineral spring sorgente termale
spring back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (person: be resilient)reagire a vi
  riprendersi da v rif
 She can spring back from almost any injury.
 Lei riesce a riprendersi da quasi tutti l ferite.
spring back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (material: be elastic)tornare indietro, tornare al proprio posto vi
 Swimsuits are usually made of fabric that springs back when you pull on it.
spring back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (bounce back into place)scattare indietro vi
 The rubber band sprang back when I let it go.
 L'elastico è scattato indietro quando l'ho mollato.
spring break,
Spring Break
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (academic holiday in spring)vacanze pasquali nfpl
 I'm looking forward to spring break.
spring chicken nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (young fowl)pulcino nm
spring chicken nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (young person)  (figurato)pollo novello nm
   (figurato)pollastrella nf
Nota: Usato principlamente in frasi negative.
 She's no spring chicken but she still goes jogging every morning.
 Non è più una pollastrella ma si atteggia a ragazzina.
spring cleaning pulizie di primavera
spring clip molletta di fissaggio nf
spring coat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lightweight jacket or overcoat)giacchetto nm
spring fever nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (excitement at spring)allegria primaverile nf
 Spring fever's upon me again: I went and bought 200 seedlings this morning.
 Sono stata di nuovo contagiata dall'allegria primaverile: stamattina sono andata a comprare 200 sementi.
spring for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] US, informal (pay for [sth])  (informale: spendere)sborsare per qlcs, scucire per qlcs vtr
spring forward vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (leap or propel oneself ahead)scattare in avanti
spring from [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (emerge or arise from)scaturire da, emergere da, nascere da, derivare da vi
  Chissà da dove scaturisce la sua rabbia.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
spring jacket nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lightweight coat for mild weather)giacchetto nm
spring lock serratura a scatto
spring onion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (scallion)cipollotto nm
 Anyone can grow spring onions – all you need is a pot.
 Tutti possono piantare cipollotti, basta un vaso.
spring open aperto a scatto
spring rains piogge di primavera
spring roll nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Asian food)involtino primavera nm
spring salad nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cold dish of seasonal spring foods)insalata mista nf
spring up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (start to grow)spuntare vi
  crescere vi
 Seedlings spring up at the beginning of the growing season. Grandpa always says we've sprung up since the last time he saw us.
 I semi cominciano a spuntare all'inizio della stagione di crescita.
 Il nonno dice che siamo cresciuti dall'ultima volta che ci ha visti.
spring up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (arise suddenly)saltare fuori vi
   (figurato)levarsi, alzarsi v rif
 The people sprang up in protest at the increase in the price of bread.
 La gente si levò in protesta contro l'aumento del prezzo del pane.
spring water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water from natural underground source)acqua di fonte, acqua di sorgente nf
 Spring water is inexpensive in Alaska.
spring-blooming fioritura di primavera
spring-clean pulizie di Pasqua
spring-flowering fioritura di primavera
spring-lock serratura a scatto
spring-tide marea di plenilunio
thermal spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (naturally-heated water source)sorgente termale nf
torsion spring (tech.)molla di torsione
valve spring (tech.)molla valvola
warm spring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (naturally-heated water source)sorgente calda nf
 There are many spas in Arkansas because of the warm springs there.
 A Saturnia ci sono molte sorgenti calde di acqua sulfurea.
  sorgente termale, sorgente di acque termali nf
 Ci sono molte terme in Arkansas a causa delle sorgenti di acque termali.
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