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sprinkler system

sprinkler system

noun

Definition of SPRINKLER SYSTEM

:  a system for protecting a building against fire by means of overhead pipes which convey an extinguishing fluid (as water) to heat-activated outlets

First Known Use of SPRINKLER SYSTEM

circa 1909

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