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fountain

foun·tain

fountain

 
pronunciation:
faUn tn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a spring or head of a stream.
similar words:
head
definition 2: a source or origin.
definition 3: one or more jets or sprays of water created by artificial means, as by a pump, or the apparatus or structure from which the water issues or over which it falls.
a drinking fountaina garden fountain
 
similar words:
spout
definition 4: a counter in a store or restaurant at which one can purchase sodas and other ice cream dishes, and often a limited selection of other light food and drink, for consumption on the premises; soda fountain.
definition 5: a chamber from which a liquid, such as ink in a pen, can be supplied slowly and steadily.
derivation: fountained (adj.)
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