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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fresh a. [Compar. Fresher superl. Freshest.]
 1. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.
 2. New; original; additional. “Fear of fresh mistakes.”
    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.
 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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a first-year undergraduate [syn: freshman]