• WordNet 3.6
    • n freshness originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    • n freshness the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    • n freshness the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated "she loved the freshness of newly baked bread","the freshness of the air revived him"
    • n freshness originality by virtue of being new and surprising
    • n freshness an alert and refreshed state
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Additional illustrations & photos:

You better take a fresh middle You better take a fresh middle
A fresh water planarian A fresh water planarian
Dissection of fresh-water mussel Dissection of fresh-water mussel

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Boil in tin pot twenty to twenty-five minutes. If boiled longer it will not taste fresh and lively.
    • n Freshness The state of being fresh. "The Scots had the advantage both for number and freshness of men.""And breathe the freshness of the open air.""Her cheeks their freshness lose and wonted grace."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Eiffel Tower receives a fresh coat of 300 tons of reddish-green paint every seven years.
    • n freshness The condition or quality of being fresh, in any sense.
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.”
  • George Macdonald
    “Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.”
  • Hervey Allen
    Hervey Allen
    “Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
  • Walt Whitman
    “There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.”
  • J. B. Priestley
    J. B. Priestley
    “I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning...”


A fresh pair of eyes - A person who is brought in to examine something carefully is a fresh pair of eyes.
Fresh from the oven - If something is fresh from the oven, it is very new.


In literature:

Her fresh face and her square white shoulders were particularly adorned by black.
"Emily Fox-Seton" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The fact was that the fresh wind from the moor had begun to blow the cobwebs out of her young brain and to waken her up a little.
"The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Boiled milk will keep fresh half as long again as fresh milk.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
The Subaltern had come to this campaign with such fresh hopes of victory.
""Contemptible"" by "Casualty"
Fresh hands were put on board, and fresh provisions.
"English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century" by James Anthony Froude
Fresh and salt water.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
It may also be taken with fresh cream.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
Add half a cupful of freshly grated horseradish to a cupful of Drawn-Butter Sauce.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Unless it has fresh air, it cannot burn.
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
And I hold that every fresh representation of his work is a fresh revelation of its possibilities.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds

In poetry:

The tang of salt is in its veins,
The freshness of the spray
God give you love and lore and strength,
To give us such alway.
"On A Clean Book" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
He cannot leave thee now,
While fresh west winds are blowing,
And all around his youthful brow
Thy cheerful light is glowing!
"A Death-Scene" by Emily Jane Bronte
`Yon cloud with that long purple cleft
Brings fresh into my mind
A day like this, which I have left
Full thirty years behind.
"The Two April Mornings" by William Wordsworth
Sleep, O, sleep, my darling boy;
Wake to-morrow fresh and strong;
'Tis your mother sits beside you,
Singing you a cradle song.
"Lullaby" by Eliza Lee Follen
The great sky keeps its solemn blue:
Fresh earth is wildly fair.
Can all things be, and I and you,--
She nothing, she nowhere?
"Can It Be?" by Manmohan Ghose
Ye have been fresh and green,
Ye have been fill'd with flowers;
And ye the walks have been
Where maids have spent their hours.
"To Meadows" by Robert Herrick

In news:

Erik Wenzel's "Fresh Fat" at 65Grand.
With Batman bringing back nuclear drama, Chicago's role in the Manhattan Project deserves a fresh look.
The vegetables for the vegetable tarte were freshly-picked from L' Auberge Chez Francois's on-site garden.
Parkhurst's new Hemisflavors program uses more fresh produce for a healthier profile, like in this Brazilian feijoada.
On this week's "fresh" episode, Craig and I talk about the brand new SDS and Label Authoring Registry program with Denese Deeds, CIH.
When the largely autobiographical piece opened in 1970, it must have felt fresh and daring.
Hollywood hopes the blend of nostalgia and freshness will add up to box office gold.
Logan and Scorsese have a brilliant idea for the movie's first section: It revolves around Hughes, freshly in control of his family's Texas finances, siphoning his inheritanceinto the aviation adventure Hell's Angels.
Two years on, France's leading sports newspaper has lifted the lid on fresh tension in the French squad at Euro 2012.
I wonder if it has fresh Lava.
White House Faces Fresh Questions Over Back-Room Dealmaking.
Each ½ cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup dark rum (optional) 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbsp.
A premier venue for fresh- roasted imported coffee & espresso, along with fresh quiche, sandwiches, soups & fruit tarts.
The Saint 's freshly muddled classic house margarita is just right: tart and refreshing with both fresh lemon and lime juice.
Brighten up your favorite main dishes by using these fresh salsa recipes—full of fresh and colorful chopped ingredients—and have dinner ready in no time.

In science:

We suggest that HE0450−2958 may be fueled in fresh material by cold gas accretion from intergalactic filaments.
Quasar induced galaxy formation: a new paradigm ?
However, no de finitive evidence for the absence of a host galaxy has yet been demonstrated and other sources of fresh gas fuel may be considered than the interstellar medium of the host galaxy itself as discussed in Sect. 5.
Quasar induced galaxy formation: a new paradigm ?
If this mechanism is indeed an important one that feeds star formation in galaxies with large amounts of fresh material, then it may also provide some fuel for active galactic nuclei and quasars (see also Park & Lee 2009).
Quasar induced galaxy formation: a new paradigm ?
P(T0 < L2 ) ∼ Using a mixing argument (after a large constant times L2 , the walk has mixed and forgotten its initial state, so there is a fresh chance to hit o in the next period of the same length) one can deduce the first result without too much difficulty.
Recent progress in coalescent theory
The final argument B is a sequence of random bits that are chosen fresh for each step taken by the routing algorithm.
Memoryless Routing in Convex Subdivisions: Random Walks are Optimal