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.
noun 1. . early wood (ûr’lē) The part of the wood in a growth ring of a tree that is produced earlier in the growing season. The cells of early wood are larger and have thinner walls than those produced later in the growing season. Compare late wood.