show·​er·​head | \ ˈshau̇(-ə)r-ˌhed How to pronounce showerhead (audio) \

Definition of showerhead

: a fixture for directing the spray of water in a bathroom shower

Examples of showerhead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The unique square showerhead is stainless steel and comes with an adjustable extension arm. Popular Science, "Showerhead upgrades that’ll turn your daily de-grime into a spa experience," 19 June 2020 Second, fill your tub with icewater and leave the showerhead running on cold. Tyler Freel, Outdoor Life, "A Raft Hunt for Caribou in the Alaskan Tundra," 27 Apr. 2020 That law set new limits on how much water a toilet can utilize and, in 1994, kicked into effect a standard that said new toilets, showerheads and faucets had to have water-saving designs. NBC News, "Flushing '10 times': What's really behind Trump's tirades about toilets," 12 Jan. 2020 Interior features include soaring ceilings, marble flooring, a wood-tread staircase and an impressive master bath that features a Jacuzzi tub, walk-in shower with rainfall showerhead and custom walk-in closet. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Newly-listed, $3M Kingwood home boasts the largest boat house on Lake Houston," 23 Mar. 2020 Recent advancements allow for toilets to use even less water than what is the current federal standard, according to the EPA, which also promotes the water-saving abilities of newer showerheads and faucets online. NBC News, "Flushing '10 times': What's really behind Trump's tirades about toilets," 12 Jan. 2020 Some parts of California have lessened their reliance on groundwater by incentivizing efficiency and imposing requirements such as water-saving showerheads and toilets. Erik Stokstad, Science | AAAS, "Droughts exposed California’s thirst for groundwater. Now, the state hopes to refill its aquifers," 16 Apr. 2020 Another popular idea is to hang them from your showerhead for a spa-like experience. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, "You Home Will Smell Amazing, Thanks to this Eucalyptus Subscription Service," 9 Apr. 2020 Since then, the federal government has regulated water flow of faucets and showerheads. NBC News, "Flushing '10 times': What's really behind Trump's tirades about toilets," 12 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of showerhead

1865, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jul 2020

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“Showerhead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of showerhead

: the device that controls the spray of water in a shower

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