The season after winter and before summer, in which vegetation begins to appear, in the northern hemisphere from March to May and in the southern hemisphere from September to November. A resilient device, typically a helical metal coil, that can be pressed or pulled but returns to its former shape when released, used chiefly to exert constant tension or absorb movement. A sudden jump upward or forward. A place where water or oil wells up from an underground source, or the basin or flow formed in such a way. An upward curvature of a ship's deck planking from the horizontal. Move or jump suddenly or rapidly upward or forward. Originate or arise from. Cushion or fit (a vehicle or item of furniture) with springs. (especially of wood) become warped or split. Pay for, especially as a treat for someone else.