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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresh  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresh  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresh  \Fresh\,  v.  t. 
  To  refresh;  to  freshen.  [Obs.]  --Rom.  of  R. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fresh 
  adj  1:  not  stale  or  old  "fresh  bread";  "a  fresh  scent"  [ant:  {stale}] 
  2:  (of  a  cycle)  beginning  or  occurring  again  "a  fresh  start"; 
  "fresh  ideas" 
  3:  imparting  vitality  and  energy;  "the  bracing  mountain  air" 
  [syn:  {bracing},  {brisk},  {energizing},  {refreshing},  {refreshful}, 
  {tonic}] 
  4:  of  a  kind  not  seen  before  "the  computer  produced  a 
  completely  novel  proof  of  a  well-known  theorem"  [syn:  {new}, 
  {novel}] 
  5:  not  canned  or  otherwise  preserved;  "fresh  vegetables"  [ant: 
  {preserved}] 
  6:  not  containing  or  composed  of  salt  water;  "fresh  water" 
  [ant:  {salt}] 
  7:  having  recently  calved  and  therefore  able  to  give  milk;  "the 
  cow  is  fresh" 
  8:  with  restored  energy  [syn:  {invigorated},  {refreshed},  {reinvigorated}] 
  9:  not  soured  or  preserved;  "sweet  milk"  [syn:  {sweet}] 
  10:  free  from  impurities;  "clean  water";  "fresh  air"  [syn:  {clean}] 
  11:  not  artificial;  "fresh  cut  flowers"  [syn:  {fresh(a)}] 
  12:  not  yet  used  or  soiled;  "a  fresh  shirt";  "a  fresh  sheet  of 
  paper";  "an  unused  envelope"  [syn:  {unused}] 
  13:  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"  [syn:  {impertinent}, 
  {impudent},  {overbold},  {smart},  {saucy}] 
  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"  [syn:  {recently},  {newly},  {freshly}, 
  {new}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Fresh 
 
   
 
  ["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]. 
 
  (1996-04-28) 
 
 




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