soda fountain


: an apparatus with delivery tube and faucets for drawing soda water
: the equipment and counter for the preparation and serving of sodas, sundaes, and ice cream

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The space had been the longtime home of a Bridgeman’s soda fountain, located at the key corner of 14th Street and 4th Avenue SE. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, 28 Oct. 2020 The couple also ran a soda fountain. Ed Shanahan, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2022 Even a soda fountain, Schwab’s, was famous because legend had it that Lana Turner had been discovered there sitting on a stool sipping a milk shake. Linda Deutsch, Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2023 Rezny, who lives in Avon, began bottling sodas at the beginning of Covid when his soda fountain sales were down by about 85%. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Feb. 2023 Ten years ago, Collin was the unassuming kid waiting in the Popeyes soda fountain line with his cup when a man recorded himself approaching Collin, apparently mistaking him for Lil Terrio, one Vine’s most popular stars at the time. Orlando Mayorquin, USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2023 The joint’s vintage soda fountain blender will be deployed to craft Mai Tais and frozen brandy Alexanders, which Soderberg makes using Pierre Ferrand cognac, crème de cacao and organic ice cream. Katie Galioto, Star Tribune, 7 Aug. 2020 Walking around requires energy and nothing will pump you up like sugar from a historic soda fountain. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 9 Feb. 2023 Cole, who co-owns the pizza company i Fratelli, helped a group of friends purchase the soda fountain in December 2020. Dallas News, 29 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of soda fountain was in 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Soda fountain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

soda fountain

: a device for drawing soda water
: the equipment and counter for the preparation and serving of carbonated drinks, sodas, sundaes, and ice cream
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