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spring

Vox populi
1. A source of natural water. See Natural spring.
2. A coiled metal wire used to provide tension to mechanical devices.
3. A season between winter and summer.

spring

[AS. springan, to jump]
1. The season of the year that comes after winter and before summer. Synonym: vernal
2. The quick movement of a body to its original position through its elasticity.
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For three weeks each summer, approximately 60 dancers come to Springboard from across North America to work with sought-after choreographers and be part of a rigorous creative process.
Springboard is the only holistic women's self-development programme of its kind in the region and has been tailored to meet the specific needs of women in the Arab world, they added.
Four springboards are already in operation: one in Drummondville, another in Victoriaville (both in central Quebec), one in the Eastern Townships and the fourth in Quebec City.
Springboard Publisher permits up to nine columns per page; naturally, Trish is happy the students are not going to experiment with that option.
Ayesha added, "As part of their development, women on the Springboard programme are encouraged to devise and deliver a project.
Fellow Olympians Starling and Blagg will compete on the 3m springboard in both the individual and synchro competitions.
Erected at the deepest point of the recently built pool, a custommade springboard has given the four species of penguin present in Penguin Beach a chance to make a splash.
Polk County found its answer in a program called SpringBoard, the foundation of the College Board's College Readiness System.
The former Academy 360 students, who completed their GCSEs this summer, will spend one year gaining teaching experience at their old school while completing their apprenticeship qualifications with training provider, Springboard Sunderland.
ECO-ENTREPRENEURS in Wales are being invited to apply for awards of up to pounds 40,000 each, as the Shell Springboard programme opens for its seventh year.
[USPRwire, Tue Jul 12 2011] Guoman and Thistle Hotels have announced that as a result of a dedicated three month fundraising activity drive, the group has raised over Au100,000 for the hospitality careers charity Springboard.