Definitions for seresɪər
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dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(adj)
(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
"dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
An intermediate stage in an ecosystem prior to advancing to the point of being a climax community.
1867 CE: Henry Lonsdale, The worthies of Cumberland
Origin: From seer, from sear.
[OE. seer, AS. sear (assumed) fr. searian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sor/n to to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. /ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. Ã152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.] Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves.
dry; withered. Same as Sear
Origin: [OE. seer, AS. ser (assumed) fr. serian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sorn to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. 152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.]
Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape
Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape is a program, best known by its military acronym, that provides U.S. military personnel, U.S. Department of Defense civilians, and private military contractors with training in evading capture, survival skills, and the military code of conduct. Established by the U.S. Air Force at the end of the Korean War, it was extended during the Vietnam War to the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Marine Corps. Most higher level SERE students are military aircrew and special operations personnel considered to be at high risk of capture. The U.S. Air Force SERE School is located at Fairchild AFB, Washington, while SERE Training for the U.S. Army is located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and at Fort Rucker, Alabama. The Navy and Marine Corps SERE School has known locations at: the U.S. Navy Remote Training Site at Warner Springs, California, the remote Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, and an annex of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Rangeley, Maine.
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It is not growing like a tree in bulk doth make man better be Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere, A lily of a day is fairer in May Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant of flower and light, In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures, life may perfect be.
It is not growing like a tree
in bulk doth make man better be;
Or standing long an oak, three hundred year,
To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere,
A lily of a day
is fairer in May
Although it fall and die that night,
It was the plant of flower and light,
In small proportions we just beauties see;
And in short measures, life may perfect be.
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