What does springing mean?

Definitions for springingˈsprɪŋ ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word springing.


  1. springing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to spring.

  2. springing(Noun)

    A set of springs in a vehicle, etc.

  3. springing(Noun)

    A spring of an arch.

  4. springing(Adjective)

    That springs or spring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Springing

    of Spring

  2. Springing(noun)

    the act or process of one who, or that which, springs

  3. Springing(noun)

    growth; increase; also, that which springs up; a shoot; a plant


  1. Springing

    Springing as a nautical term refers to global vertical resonant hull girder vibration due to oscillating wave loads along the hull of the ship. The hydrodynamic theory of springing is not yet fully understood due to the complex description of the surface waves and structure interaction. It is, however, well known that larger ships with longer resonant periods are more exposed to this type of vibration. Examples of this include very large crude carriers and bulk carriers, but possibly also container vessels. The container ships are more slender, has higher service speeds and have more pronounced bow flare. These are also known to get significant whipping vibrations from bow impacts. Whipping may also occur on blunt ships especially in the cases of flat bottom impacts in the bow area. The bottom part of the bow however rarely exits from the water on such ships. In the extreme cases it may cause severe fatigue cracking of critical structural details, especially in moderate to rough head seas with low peak periods. Vibration in ballast condition is normally more easily excited by waves than cargo condition. The trade may also matter, since some ships experience more head wind and waves in ballast conditions, while other ships may experience more head wind and waves in cargo condition, thereby vibrating less overall.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of springing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of springing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lord Byron, Stanzas to Augusta:

    In the desert a fountain is springing, In the wide waste there still is a tree, And a bird in the solitude singing, Which speaks to my spirit of thee.

  2. Washington Irving:

    Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

  3. Washington Irving:

    Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way throughout a thousand obstacles.

  4. R Chamberlain:

    He that rectifies a crooked stick bends it the contrary way, so must he that would reform a vice learn to affect its mere contrary, and in time he shall see the springing blossoms of a happy restoration.

  5. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone.

Images & Illustrations of springing

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