[fresh-it] /ˈfrɛʃ ɪt/
a freshwater stream flowing into the sea.
a sudden rise in the level of a stream, or a flood, caused by heavy rains or the rapid melting of snow and ice.
the sudden overflowing of a river caused by heavy rain or melting snow
a stream of fresh water emptying into the sea
1590s, “stream flowing into the sea,” from fresh (adj.1) in a now obsolete sense of “flood, stream of fresh water” (1530s). Old English had fersceta in the same sense. Meaning “flood caused by rain or melting snow” is from 1650s.
[fresh] /frɛʃ/ adjective, fresher, freshest. 1. newly made or obtained: fresh footprints. 2. recently arrived; just come: fresh from school. 3. new; not previously known, met with, etc.; novel: to uncover fresh facts; to seek fresh experiences. 4. additional or further: fresh supplies. 5. not salty, as water. 6. retaining the original properties unimpaired; not […]
adjective with a clear, young-looking complexion
- Fresh frozen plasma
fresh frozen plasma n. Abbr. FFP Blood plasma frozen within 6 hours of collection.
noun, Meteorology. 1. a wind of 39–46 miles per hour (17–33 m/sec). Compare 1 (def 2). noun 1. a gale of force eight on the Beaufort scale