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spring back (to some place)

to jump, bounce, or recoil back to a place. The cat sprang back to its original place on the top of the table. The lid sprang back to a closed position.
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spring back

v.
To recover quickly and completely: The softball player sprang back quickly after her injury.
See also: back, spring
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Godfrey said: "We've been low on confidence throughout November but I think, once we scored the second try, there was a bit of a spring back in our step and things opened up a bit more then.
As per James Cooney, managing director, Cooney Marine, One of the things that I particularly like is the control system, it can bend and monitor bend angle and spring back at it bends to ensure a quality part first time, parts can be designed off line which will lead to more efficiencies through the production process .
18 and March 17, each dining room guest will receive a special Spring Back card that must remain sealed until their next visit and opened by the restaurant manager, so don't peek
The cushion covering the vehicle is made of a tent fabric and sponge, which will spring back to its original form after absorbing impact.
Vale did spring back to life during four minutes of stoppagetime when Louis Dodds fired inches wide and had a shot cleared off the line, but the Minstermen deserved their point.
The closing holes saw Ffion tire makingsomeunforced errors, but a par 3 on hole 17 suddenly saw her spring back to life and unknowingly had to par the difficult 18th hole shots to take the crown.
Playgrounds spring back to life with children's laughter.
As the warmer months approach, buff your body and put the spring back in your step with Radiant C.
Despite patchy recent form, it can be worth siding with proven performers on Fibresand as they often manage to spring back to life due to the surface's idiosyncracies.
Ten months on the smile is back on his face and the spring back in his step.
For the study, they subjected silicone or polyurethane fingertips to a series of physical tests to explore how they stretch, deform and spring back into shape when compared to real fingertips, reports New Scientist.
Theo Labuda, managing director of LS Plant Breeding Ltd, which is responsible for three of the new varieties, said: "After a season where the winter oilseed rape area was significantly lower than in recent years, the crop area is set to spring back, with growers looking for improved yields and gross margin benefits - so this new variety bonanza has come at a good time.
The reheat stretch-blow system was developed for Sidel's NoBottle design, which provides flexibility and shape memory so that bottles spring back to their original shape when deformed--without incorporating ribs.
If it doesn't spring back all the way, its life is over.