an eastern North American plant, Saxifraga virginiensis, of the saxifrage family, having toothed basal leaves and branched clusters of small white flowers.
- Early shower
noun See early bath
noun 1. a painting (1930) by Edward Hopper.
- Early-type star
noun 1. (astronomy) any massive hot star of spectral type O, B, or A Compare late-type star
- Early-warning system
[ur-lee wawr-ning] /ˈɜr li ˈwɔr nɪŋ/ noun 1. Military. a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy aircraft or missiles in time for the effective deployment of defense systems. 2. any series of steps established to spot potential problems.