spur

  • 1 SPUR — SPUR, auch S. P. U. R., war eine avantgardistische Gruppe bildender Künstler, die 1958 in München gegründet wurde. Sie leistete einen wichtigen künstlerischen und mit ihrem Manifest auch theoretischen Beitrag zur deutschen Avantgarde nach 1945.… …

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  • 2 Spur — Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 spur — spur; spur·blind; spur·less; spur·ling; spur·ri·er; spur·ry; spur·tive; spur·tle; spur·rey; …

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  • 4 Spur — Spur: Das altgerm. Substantiv mhd. spur, spor, ahd. spor, niederl. spoor, aengl. spor, schwed. spår ist im Sinne von »Tritt, Fußabdruck« verwandt mit ahd. spurnan »spornen«, aengl. spurnan »anstoßen, verschmähen« und aisl. sporna, sperna »treten …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 5 spur — [spʉr] n. [ME spure < OE spura, akin to Ger sporn < IE base * sp(h)er , to jerk, push with the foot > SPURN, Sans sphurāti, (he) kicks away, L spernere, lit., to push away] 1. any of various pointed devices worn on the heel by the rider… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Spur 1 — Spur I Gartenbahn in der Miniaturlandschaft des Bekonscot Model Village (England) Spur I Tin Plate Spielzeugeisenbahn der Firma Märklin Die Nenngröße I ( …

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  • 7 Spur — Sf std. (8. Jh.), mhd. spür, spur f./n., ahd. spur n., mndd. spor, mndl. spor n Stammwort. Aus g. * spura n. Spur , auch in anord. spor, ae. spor n. Ableitung aus dem unter Sporn behandelten g. * spur na Vst. treten , also eigentlich Tritt .… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 8 Spur — Spur, Spurweite (gauge; écartement des rails; scartamento), die gegenseitige Entfernung der beiden zu einem Gleis gehörigen Schienenstränge senkrecht zwischen den Innenkanten der Schienenköpfe, u.zw. nach den T.V. 14 mm unter Schienenoberkante… …

    Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • 9 spur — (n.) O.E. spura, spora (related to spurnan to kick, see SPURN (Cf. spurn)), from P.Gmc. *spuron (Cf. O.N. spori, M.Du. spore, Du. spoor, O.H.G. sporo, Ger. Sporn spur ), from PIE *spere ankle ( …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 Spur — Spur, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spurred} (sp[^u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spurring}.] 1. To prick with spurs; to incite to a more hasty pace; to urge or goad; as, to spur a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. To urge or encourage to action, or to a more vigorous… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Spur — Spur, v. i. To spur on one s horse; to travel with great expedition; to hasten; hence, to press forward in any pursuit. Now spurs the lated traveler. Shak. [1913 Webster] The Parthians shall be there, And, spurring from the fight, confess their… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Spur — Spur, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1088 Housing Units (2000): 641 Land area (2000): 1.615794 sq. miles (4.184888 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.615794 sq. miles (4.184888 sq. km)… …

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  • 13 Spur, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1088 Housing Units (2000): 641 Land area (2000): 1.615794 sq. miles (4.184888 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.615794 sq. miles (4.184888 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 14 spur on — spur (someone/something) on to encourage someone or something. I yelled at the dog to drop my hat, but that seemed to spur him on to chew it up. Having more women in government may spur on other women with an interest in entering politics …

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  • 15 spur — spur̃ interj. pur, purpt: Spur̃ par galvą – i pagauk tą vištą! Mžš. Varna spur ir atsidūrė ant stogo rš …

    Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • 16 spur — ► NOUN 1) a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel, worn on a rider s heel for urging a horse forward. 2) an incentive. 3) a projection from a mountain or mountain range. 4) Botany a slender tubular projection from the base of a flower. 5) a …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Spur — (sp[^u]r), n. [See {Sparrow}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A sparrow. [Scot.] (b) A tern. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 špur — špȗr m <N mn ovi> DEFINICIJA reg. trag, ležanje automobilskih kotača na cesti (posebno važan pri kontroli i podešavanju upravljačkog mehanizma); kolotečina ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Spur …

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  • 19 spur — n goad, spring, *motive, impulse, incentive, inducement Analogous words: *stimulus, stimulant, excitant, incitement, impetus: activation, actuation, motivation (see corresponding verbs at ACTIVATE): *cause, determinant: provoking or provocation,… …

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  • 20 spur — [n] incitement, stimulus activation, actuation, catalyst, excitant, goad, goose*, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitation, inducement, motivation, motive, needle*, prick, stimulant, trigger, turn on*, urge; concept 661 Ant. curb, hindrance spur… …

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