Definition: pertaining to spring
Definition: pertaining to spring
Sentences Containing 'vernal'
As it is required as a base for the definition of true anomaly, it is usually arbitrarily assumed (as a line pointing into the direction of the vernal equinox).
Every fourth year, at the vernal equinox, there is a representative council of the whole nation, which meets in a plain about twenty miles from our house, and continues about five or six days.
He was replaced by Ewen Vernal (formerly of Deacon Blue).
oh, ever vernal endless landscapes in the soul; in ye,--though long parched by the dead drought of the earthy life,--in ye, men yet may roll, like young horses in new morning clover; and for some few fleeting moments, feel the cool dew of the life immortal on them.
Recently he released Opus Secundo through Black Hole where Opus was given birth, the compilation has opened the door to new talent like Emilio Fernandez who has recently joined the sub-label SongBird from Black Hole, and Vernal, dPen, Issues as well as one of his latest collaboration with Andy Duguid and Richard from Solarstone known as "Hold My Breath".
Spite of this frigid winter night in the boisterous Atlantic, spite of my wet feet and wetter jacket, there was yet, it then seemed to me, many a pleasant haven in store; and meads and glades so eternally vernal, that the grass shot up by the spring, untrodden, unwilted, remains at midsummer.
The park is host to abundant bird species including heron, brahminy kite, shika, crested serpent eagle, besra, imperial pigeon, red turtle dove, emerald dove, hornbill, barbet, vernal hanging parrot, shrike, woodpecker, drongo, hill myna, bulbul and white-rumped shama.
The stream began to murmur by the door, and the fragrance of growing herbs and flowers came softly on the vernal breeze.
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (UBATC) is a public technical training institution located in Roosevelt, Utah with an additional campus in Vernal and serving high school students and adults in Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah counties.
Vernal Presbyterian Church is a historic church in Lucedale, Mississippi.
Wetlands are composed of riparian forests, springs, marshes, ponds, and vernal pools.
More Vocab Words::: inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally