boiling spring

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  • Boiling spring — Spring Spring, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See {Spring}, v. i.] 1. A leap; a bound; a jump. [1913 Webster] The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiling spring — Boiling Boil ing, a. Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion. [1913 Webster] {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boiling spring — noun 1. : a natural pool of hot water through which bubbles of steam or volcanic gas rise to the surface often with much force 2. : a spring in which water rises swiftly developing strong vertical eddies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boiling Spring Lakes — Boiling Spring Lakes, NC U.S. city in North Carolina Population (2000): 2972 Housing Units (2000): 1409 Land area (2000): 22.602485 sq. miles (58.540165 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.722054 sq. miles (1.870110 sq. km) Total area (2000): 23.324539… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Boiling Spring Lakes, NC — U.S. city in North Carolina Population (2000): 2972 Housing Units (2000): 1409 Land area (2000): 22.602485 sq. miles (58.540165 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.722054 sq. miles (1.870110 sq. km) Total area (2000): 23.324539 sq. miles (60.410275 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Boiling Spring, Virginia — Boiling Spring is an unincorporated community in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States.Reference* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3 FID:1495284 GNIS reference] …   Wikipedia

  • Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina — Infobox Settlement official name = Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina settlement type = City nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location of Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina mapsize1 = map… …   Wikipedia

  • Boiling Spring Lakes — Original name in latin Boiling Spring Lakes Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 34.03045 latitude 78.06721 altitude 13 Population 5372 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Spring — Spring, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See {Spring}, v. i.] 1. A leap; a bound; a jump. [1913 Webster] The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its former… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spring back — Spring Spring, n. [AS. spring a fountain, a leap. See {Spring}, v. i.] 1. A leap; a bound; a jump. [1913 Webster] The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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