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spout

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spout

noun

Definition of SPOUT

1
a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof <during the winter, runoff from the spout tends to freeze over and form a dangerous patch of ice on the walkway>
Related Words drain, flume, sluice; conduit, duct; aqueduct
2
a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening <kids cooling off under the spout of water from an opened fire hydrant>
Synonyms spout, spurt, squirt

February 27, 2015
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