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an acquaintance who is in a position to help

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a document (or organization) from which information is obtained

anything that provides inspiration for later work

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a facility where something is available

someone who originates or causes or initiates something

(technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system

anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

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a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to

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get (a product) from another country or business

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specify the origin of

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References in classic literature ?
is not less a source of frequent and intricate discussions, sufficiently denoting the indeterminate limits by which they are respectively circumscribed.
As the waters of New York flow either southerly into the Atlantic or northerly into Ontario and its outlet, Otsego Lake, being the source of the Susquehanna, is of necessity among its highest lands.
They had traversed the higher regions, and ventured near the source of the Columbia, where, in the spring, they had constructed a cedar canoe, the same in which they had reached Astoria.
The streams which are called the sources of the Jordan flow through it to Lake Huleh, a shallow pond three miles in diameter, and from the southern extremity of the Lake the concentrated Jordan flows out.
Koner, triumphantly demonstrated the feasibility of the journey, its chances of success, the nature of the obstacles existing, the immense advantages of the aerial mode of locomotion, and found fault with nothing but the selected point of departure, which it contended should be Massowah, a small port in Abyssinia, whence James Bruce, in 1768, started upon his explorations in search of the sources of the Nile.
I know from reliable sources that the Dowager Empress is taking a keen interest in the whole affair.
I read at the time I have just been speaking of, nearly all the new poetry as it came out, and I constantly recurred to it in its mossier sources, where it sprang from the green English ground, or trickled from the antique urns of Italy.
Countess Lidia Ivanovna was very well aware that it was one of his chief sources of satisfaction, though he never admitted it.
pealing joyously from a near but invisible source, and recognized that we were hearing for the first time the famous Alpine JODEL in its own native wilds.
Pendril's handwriting: "No apparent means of tracing the inclosed to its source.
Cold from its source the stream meanders Darkly down through the oleanders, All night long in dream I lie, Ah me
You see therefore (and this is my true reason for writing to you), that we shall soon be receiving money from an extraneous source.
In her own past behaviour, there was a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a constant source of vexation and regret; and in the unhappy defects of her family, a subject of yet heavier chagrin.
This imprudent step (tho' we were sensible that it would probably deprive us of that fortune which Philippa had ever taught us to expect) could not on our own accounts, excite from our exalted minds a single sigh; yet fearfull lest it might prove a source of endless misery to the deluded Bride, our trembling Sensibility was greatly affected when we were first informed of the Event.
Almost every devout admirer of the old bards, if demanded his opinion of their productions, would mention vaguely, yet with perfect sincerity, a sense of dreamy, wild, indefinite, and he would perhaps say, indefinable delight; on being required to point out the source of this so shadowy pleasure, he would be apt to speak of the quaint in phraseology and in general handling.