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

 source /ˈsors, ˈsɔrs/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 源 原始

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Source n.
 1. The act of rising; a rise; an ascent. [Obs.]
 Therefore right as an hawk upon a sours
 Up springeth into the air, right so prayers . . .
 Maken their sours to Goddes ears two.   --Chaucer.
 2. The rising from the ground, or beginning, of a stream of water or the like; a spring; a fountain.
 Where as the Poo out of a welle small
 Taketh his firste springing and his sours.   --Chaucer.
 Kings that rule
 Behind the hidden sources of the Nile.   --Addison.
 3. That from which anything comes forth, regarded as its cause or origin; the person from whom anything originates; first cause.
    This source of ideas every man has wholly in himself.   --Locke.
    The source of Newton's light, of Bacon's sense.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- See Origin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the place where something begins, where it springs into
           being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance";
           "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh
           is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian
           root" [syn: beginning, origin, root, rootage]
      2: a person who supplies information [syn: informant]
      3: a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is
         referred to; "he carried an armful of references back to
         his desk"; "he spent hours looking for the source of that
         quotation" [syn: reference]
      4: a document (or organization) from which information is
         obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story"
      5: a facility where something is available
      6: anything that provides inspiration for later work [syn: seed,
      7: someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he
         was the generator of several complaints" [syn: generator,
      8: (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters
         a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide"
         [ant: sink]
      9: anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which
         an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies; "an
         infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival"
         [syn: reservoir]
      v 1: get (a product) from another country or business; "She
           sourced a supply of carpet"; "They are sourcing from
           smaller companies"
      2: specify the origin of; "The writer carefully sourced her