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Meaning of FRESH

Pronunciation:  fresh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes"
  2. [adj]  improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"
  3. [adj]  not yet used or soiled; "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"
  4. [adj]  not stale or old; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"
  5. [adj]  not canned or otherwise preserved; "fresh vegetables"
  6. [adj]  not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water"
  7. [adj]  imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
  8. [adj]  (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; "a fresh start"; "fresh ideas"
  9. [adj]  of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
  10. [adj]  free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air"
  11. [adj]  having recently calved and therefore able to give milk; "the cow is fresh"
  12. [adj]  not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"
  13. [adj]  with restored energy

FRESH is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: bracing, brisk, caller, clean, crisp, crunchy, energising, energizing, firm, forward, fresh-cut, freshly, freshwater, good, hot, impertinent, impudent, invigorated, invigorating, lactating, new, newly, new-made, novel, original, overbold, pure, recently, refreshed, refreshful, refreshing, reinvigorated, rested, sassy, saucy, smart, strong, sweet, tonic, uncured, unprocessed, unsalty, unsoured, unspoiled, unspoilt, unused, warm, wet
 Antonyms: preserved, salt, stale
 See Also: new



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fresh\, a. [Compar. {Fresher}; superl. {Freshest}.] [OE.
    fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc,
    Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr?skr frisky, brisk,
    ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF. fres, freis, fem. freske,
    fresche, F. frais, fem. fra?che, which are of German origin.
    Cf. {Fraischeur}, {Fresco}, {Frisk}.]
    1. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong;
       unimpaired; sound.
    2. New; original; additional. ``Fear of fresh mistakes.''
       --Sir W. Scott.
             A fresh pleasure in every fresh posture of the
             limbs.                                --Landor.
    3. Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not
       stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or
       tainted; in good condition; as, fresh vegetables, flowers,
       eggs, meat, fruit, etc.; recently made or obtained;
       occurring again; repeated; as, a fresh supply of goods;
       fresh tea, raisins, etc.; lately come or made public; as,
       fresh news; recently taken from a well or spring; as,
       fresh water.
    4. Youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs. --Shak.
    5. In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated;
       uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship.
    6. Renewed in vigor, alacrity, or readiness for action; as,
       fresh for a combat; hence, tending to renew in vigor;
       rather strong; cool or brisk; as, a fresh wind.
    7. Not salt; as, fresh water, in distinction from that which
       is from the sea, or brackish; fresh meat, in distinction
       from that which is pickled or salted.
    {Fresh breeze} (Naut.), a breeze between a moderate and a
       strong breeze; one blowinq about twenty miles an hour.
    {Fresh gale}, a gale blowing about forty-five miles an hour.
    {Fresh way} (Naut.), increased speed.
    Syn: Sound; unimpaired; recent; unfaded: ruddy; florid;
         sweet; good: inexperienced; unpracticed: unused; lively;
         vigorous; strong.
  2. \Fresh\, n.; pl. {Freshes}.
    1. A stream or spring of fresh water.
             He shall drink naught but brine; for I'll not show
             him Where the quick freshes are.      --Shak.
    2. A flood; a freshet. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    3. The mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays,
       as by means of a flood of fresh water flowing toward or
       into the sea. --Beverly.
  3. \Fresh\, v. t.
    To refresh; to freshen. [Obs.] --Rom. of R.
Computing Dictionary

["Fresh: A Higher-Order Language Based on Unification", G. Smolka, in Logic Programming: Functions, Relations and Equations", D. DeGroot et al, P-H 1986, pp. 469-524].

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