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springing

[ spring-ing ]
/ ˈsprɪŋ ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of a person or thing that springs.
the mechanical springs or the type or arrangement of springs with which any of various devices are equipped, especially a vehicle.
Architecture. spring (def. 43).

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Origin of springing

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at spring, -ing1
spring·ing·ly, adverbun·spring·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for springing

springing
/ (ˈsprɪŋɪŋ) /

noun

the level where an arch or vault rises from a supportAlso called: spring, springing line, springing point
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