spring ligament n.
A dense fibroelastic ligament in the foot extending from the calcaneus to the navicular bone and supporting the head of the talus.
verb (used without object), sprang or, often sprung; sprung; springing. 1. to rise, leap, move, or act suddenly and swiftly, as by a sudden dart or thrust forward or outward, or being suddenly released from a coiled or constrained position: to spring into the air; a tiger about to spring. 2. to be released from […]
noun 1. a lock that fastens automatically by a spring.
noun, Carpentry. 1. sprung molding. sprung molding noun, Carpentry. 1. a molded board, as one forming part of a cornice, placed diagonally and secured at the ends to two surfaces intersecting at a right angle.
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mountain range in S Nevada extending to the California border. Highest peak, Charleston Peak. 11,919 feet (3635 meters).