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

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The shower floor was crusted with black gun powder; there was no showerhead. Leah Sottile, Longreads, "Chapter Five: The Remnant," 20 July 2019 No automatic machine is completely perfect, but Brim's pour-over model features an extra-wide showerhead, which bodes well for a nice, even soak. Wired Staff, WIRED, "From Cameras to Kayaks, All the Stuff We Loved This Month," 30 June 2019 Prany turned on all the waterspouts, the showerhead, and the faucet. Paul Yoon, Harper's magazine, "Run Me to Earth," 10 Mar. 2019 Master bath: Tile, Grove Brickworks; showerhead, Henry—Waterworks; House Beautiful, "March 2014 Issue Product Guide," 3 Feb. 2014 Additionally, check out these alternative water softening showerheads that have some solid reviews from Amazon customers. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "My Skin Got Hives Every Time I Showered — Until I Discovered a Water Softener," 25 Sep. 2018 Berlin has extremely hard water, meaning that what comes out of the showerhead has a high mineral content and leaves my hair much drier and more tangled than I'm used to. Sarah Wu, Glamour, "This Hair Oil Is Better Than Any Conditioner I've Tried," 23 Oct. 2018 Replacing showerheads, insulating hot water heaters, buying more efficient lights, having automatic controls for thermostats. Gaby Del Valle, Vox, "Can consumer choices ward off the worst effects of climate change? An expert explains.," 12 Oct. 2018 Chip particularly loves an unbeatable showerhead, like the Real Rain Overhead Shower Panel by KOHLER. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "13 Ways To Make Even The Tiniest Bathroom Feel Like A Spa," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of showerhead

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of showerhead was in 1865

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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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