Examples of fountain in a Sentence
The crowd gathered around the fountain in the plaza.
an endless fountain of inspiration
Recent Examples of fountain from the Web
Hormones were once considered a fountain of youth for women entering menopause because of weak evidence suggesting a host of purported benefits including reducing heart disease and boosting memory.
More than 90 Northwest Indiana schools have signed up for free state lead testing for water fountains, sinks and fixtures.
Lincoln Center Image Obligatory photos in front of Lincoln Center’s famous fountain would have been quite different if Wallace K. Harrison’s ambitious proposals for the Metropolitan Opera hadn’t been quashed by untold layers of bureaucracy.
The previous multitiered fountain was heavily damaged in an act of vandalism a year ago and was removed.
Just imagine ranch dressing fountains at every table at your wedding.
Dahl, of course, is suggesting that the fountain of youth is as tempting as the tree of life and as certain to doom you.
Twitter user @MikeDoesStuff discovered the Edmon Low Library fountain on Oklahoma State’s campus was dyed green on Friday.
The hike becomes a scavenger hunt of sorts with the park’s fountain, dance pavilion and restaurant foundations, along with a cellar hole, still visible among the pines.
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Origin and Etymology of fountain
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscradle, font, source, fountainhead, origin, root, seedbed, spring, well, wellspring
Related Wordsbeginning, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, threshold; baseline, first base, ground zero, square one
First Known Use of fountain
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- He was a fountain of wisdom.
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