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Definition of Nurses
NurseNurse Nurse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nursed; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To nourish; to cherish; to foster; as:
(a) To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend,
as an infant.
(b) To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an
invalid; to attend upon.
Sons wont to nurse their parents in old age.
Him in Egerian groves Aricia bore, And nursed
his youth along the marshy shore. --Dryden.
2. To bring up; to raise, by care, from a weak or invalid
condition; to foster; to cherish; -- applied to plants,
animals, and to any object that needs, or thrives by,
attention. ``To nurse the saplings tall.' --Milton.
By what hands [has vice] been nursed into so
uncontrolled a dominion? --Locke.
3. To manage with care and economy, with a view to increase;
as, to nurse our national resources.
4. To caress; to fondle, as a nurse does. --A. Trollope.
To nurse billiard balls, to strike them gently and so as to
keep them in good position during a series of caroms. NurseNurse Nurse, n. [OE. nourse, nurice, norice, OF. nurrice,
norrice, nourrice, F. nourrice, fr. L. nutricia nurse, prop.,
fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to nutrix, -icis,
nurse, fr. nutrire to nourish. See Nourish, and cf.
1. One who nourishes; a person who supplies food, tends, or
brings up; as:
(a) A woman who has the care of young children;
especially, one who suckles an infant not her own.
(b) A person, especially a woman, who has the care of the
sick or infirm.
2. One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow,
trains, fosters, or the like.
The nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise.
3. (Naut.) A lieutenant or first officer, who is the real
commander when the captain is unfit for his place.
(a) A peculiar larva of certain trematodes which produces
cercari[ae] by asexual reproduction. See Cercaria,
(b) Either one of the nurse sharks.
Nurse shark. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large arctic shark (Somniosus microcephalus),
having small teeth and feeble jaws; -- called also
sleeper shark, and ground shark.
(b) A large shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum), native of
the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico, having the dorsal
fins situated behind the ventral fins.
To put to nurse, or To put out to nurse, to send away to
be nursed; to place in the care of a nurse.
Wet nurse, Dry nurse. See Wet nurse, and Dry nurse,
in the Vocabulary. nurseRedia Re"di*a (r?"d?*?), n.; pl. L. Redi[ae] (-[=e]), E.
Redias (-?z). [NL.; of uncertain origin.] (Zo["o]l.)
A kind of larva, or nurse, which is prroduced within the
sporocyst of certain trematodes by asexual generation. It in
turn produces, in the same way, either another generation of
redi[ae], or else cercari[ae] within its own body. Called
also proscolex, and nurse. See Illustration in Appendix.
Meaning of Nurses from wikipedia
- life. Nurses
may be differentiated
from other health
by their approach
care, training, and scope
of practice. Nurses
- including student nurses
, licensed practical nurses
(except in Canada), unlicensed
****istive personnel, and less-experienced RNs. Registered nurses
- Shakespeare's Romeo
", a song by The White Stripes
(TV series), a 1960s American
- The Nurses
to: The Nurses
(1962 TV series), a 1962–1965 American primetime medical drama which aired
on CBS The Nurses
(1965 TV series), a 1965–1967...
- A nurse uniform
worn by nurses
and identification. The traditional nurse uniform consists
of a dress, apron
and cap. It has existed...
- A nurses
is an area of a health
(such as a hospital
ward or nursing
home), which nurses
and other health
and the Nurses
and it ran until
1965, when it was transformed
into a half-hour daytime
soap opera. The soap opera, also called
, ran on ABC...
- American Nurses
****ociation (ANA) is a professional organization
of nursing. It started
in 1896 as the Nurses
- of each year, to mark the contributions
make to society. The International Council
(ICN) has celebrated
this day since
- A wet nurse
is a woman
who breast feeds
for another's child. Wet nurses
are emplo**** if the mother
dies, or if she is unable
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