any of numerous minute, wingless primitive insects of the order Collembola, most possessing a special abdominal appendage for jumping that allows for the nearly perpetual springing pattern characteristic of the group.
any primitive wingless insect of the order Collembola, having a forked springing organ with which it projects itself forward
noun 1. the large rise and fall of the tide at or soon after the new or the full moon. 2. any great flood or swelling rush: a spring tide of compliments. noun 1. either of the two tides that occur at or just after new moon and full moon when the tide-generating force of […]
noun 1. the season of spring. 2. the first or earliest period: the springtime of love. noun 1. Also called springtide (ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪd). the season of spring 2. the earliest, usually the most attractive, period of the existence of something
noun 1. a program of physical exercise, practice, and exhibition games followed by a baseball team in the late winter and early spring, before the start of the regular season. 2. the period during which such a program takes place, usually from the beginning of March until the middle of April.
noun 1. See under vetch (def 1). noun 1. any of several mostly climbing plants belonging to the genus Vicia, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves ending in tendrils and bearing pealike flowers, especially V. sativa (spring vetch) cultivated for forage and soil improvement. 2. any of various allied plants, as Lathyrus sativus, of […]