soda fountain


Definition of soda fountain

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

Examples of soda fountain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelly and Scott Reeves own an old-fashioned soda fountain on the square in Carthage called Sunflower Mercantile. Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2021 Like most older residents who first frequented Jefferson Village back in the day, Cantu best remembers the soda fountain at Sommers Drugs. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 24 Sep. 2021 The 1940's-area memorabilia includes an old soda fountain counter. Judy Koutsky, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 An elevator with a soda fountain that dispenses beverages. Teddy Wayne, The New Yorker, 28 July 2021 Scrambling to climb up on a high stool at the drugstore soda fountain. Elizabeth Bernstein, WSJ, 20 July 2021 Its soda fountain was the scene of 1950s civil rights demonstrations when African American patrons were told they could not be seated or served at the fountain counter. Jacques Kelly,, 30 June 2021 Born in Scotland, Ross came to Pinehurst in 1900 at the behest of its founder, Bostonian soda fountain magnate James Walker Tufts. Washington Post, 25 June 2021 His job was to ring up merchandise for the customers, including their bills from the long soda fountain. Bob Greene, WSJ, 17 June 2021

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First Known Use of soda fountain

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of soda fountain was in 1820

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21 Nov 2021

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“Soda fountain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of soda fountain

: a counter usually in a store at which cold drinks, types of ice cream, etc., are prepared and served


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