water fountain


chiefly US : a machine that produces a small stream of water for drinking
: a device or structure that sends a stream of water into the air in a garden, park, etc.

Examples of water fountain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Naturally, the grounds make for the perfect place to entertain à la Uncle Jimmy, with tons of antique brick patios, a fire pit, a grill, and a water fountain. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 10 May 2024 Another grandma had to walk miles just to go take a photo at their water fountain that was 20 blocks away. Cerys Davies, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 The sight enthralled the roughly 3,000 observers gathered near the water fountain in Balboa Park, triggering spontaneous applause and dreamy oohs and ahs. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Apr. 2024 Encuentro Cafe has a gated patio with lots of plants along the walls and above the tables, and there is a calming energy to this place, with a small water fountain at the entrance, and acoustic Latin music playing throughout the cafe. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Mar. 2024 In a news release, city Parks and Recreation officials said construction started at Hillside to Hollow Reserve off Bogus Basin Road, where crews will add a two-stall flush restroom, 25 parking spaces, a dog-friendly water fountain and bike racks. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 The wall of this building supports a water fountain surrounded by climbing vines. Charlotte Observer, 1 Feb. 2024 Find it on Amazon Veken Pet Water Fountain Your pets are just as deserving of gifts as your friends and family, so why not grab them this water fountain? Rebecca Martinson, Rolling Stone, 8 Dec. 2023 Holland Street in Kensington, west London, is influenced by the Roman winter festival, Saturnalia, and includes ceramic wine vessels (one for red, one white), a water fountain full of snakes and a glossy urn embossed with lions and rams, which is currently serving as a pot for a philodendron. Fiona Kerr Thomas Page McBee Ryan Haase Juan A. Ramírez Gage Daughdrill Jo Rodgers, New York Times, 30 Nov. 2023

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“Water fountain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20fountain. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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