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 shower was a standalone room with terra cotta colored tiles and benches, with a broad-faced silver showerhead arced gracefully over its center. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Sep. 2022 Attach a waterproof self-adhesive hook ($4, Amazon) about 5-8 inches below your showerhead's connection to the wall. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Sep. 2022 The water coming out of the showerhead serves as an example and a metaphor. Stephanie Shih, Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 2022 The indoor alternative is to place it in the bathtub or shower and use the showerhead or faucet to do the same. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 Using the hose or showerhead, spray the inside and outside of the trash can, without forgetting the lid, fully saturating it to remove any persistent suds or residue. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 The Luxsego Filtered Shower Head, which comes with high pressure water saving showerhead with filter beads, comes with 3 settings and a Handheld Spray. Mark Heim |, al, 11 July 2022 Simply unscrew your current showerhead and thread the Aquashower onto the pipe, then put the shower head back on. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 19 July 2022 To test the gowns’ ability to repel bodily fluids, the researchers sprayed them with water using something akin to a showerhead and determined whether the weight of the blotter paper on the other side of the protective material increased. Brett Kelman, Scientific American, 5 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of showerhead

1865, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

21 Sep 2022

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“Showerhead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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