HyperDic: fountain

English > 4 senses of the word fountain:
NOUNartifactfountaina structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
objectfountain, spring, outflow, outpouring, natural springa natural flow of ground water
artifactfountain, jetan artificially produced flow of water
artifactfountain, founta plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
fountain > pronunciation
Soundsfaw'ntahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fountain: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises.
Narrowerdrinking fountain, water fountain, bubblerA public fountain to provide a jet of drinking water
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishbrollador, fuente, manantial, surtidor
Catalanbrollador, deu, font, sortidor
English > fountain: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA natural flow of ground water.
Synonymsspring, outflow, outpouring, natural spring
NarrowerFountain of YouthA fountain described in folk tales as able to make people young again
geyserA spring that discharges hot water and steam
hot spring, thermal springA natural spring of water at a temperature of 70 F or above
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Spanishbrollador, emanación, fuente, fuente natural, manantial, surtidor
Catalanbrollador, deu, emanació, font, font natural, manantial, sortidor
English > fountain: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn artificially produced flow of water.
Synonymjet
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Spanishbrollador, fuente, manantial, surtidor
Catalanbrollador, deu, sortidor
English > fountain: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water.
Synonymfount
Broaderplumbing fixtureA fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
Spanishfuente

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