a premature departure from an athletic field, esp. due to injury or dismissal by officials; also called early shower
from being sent to the showers or locker room
noun 1. a person who rises at an early hour. 2. a person who arrives before others, as for the purpose of gaining some advantage: The early birds got the best seats for the play. 3. (initial capital letters) Aerospace. the first of the Intelsat series of communications satellites, orbited (1965) by Intelsat. noun 1. […]
- Early bird catches the worm
Also, early bird gets the worm. One who arrives first has the best chance for success, as in She’s always the first one in line and does well at these auctions—the early bird catches the worm! This proverbial saying, first recorded in English in 1605, is so familiar that it is often shortened to early […]
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of plants characterized by leaf spotting, defoliation, and stunted growth, caused by any of several fungi, as Alternaria solani or Cercospora apii.
- Early christian
adjective 1. denoting or relating to the style of architecture that started in Italy in the 3rd century ad and spread through the Roman empire until the 5th century