water fountain


Definition of water fountain

  1. 1 chiefly US :  a machine that produces a small stream of water for drinking

  2. 2 :  a device or structure that sends a stream of water into the air in a garden, park, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent

    :  a particular quantity or body of water: such as

    :  the water occupying or flowing in a particular bed

  1. :  to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water

    :  to supply with water for drink

    :  to supply water to

  1. :  the source from which something proceeds or is supplied

    :  a spring of water issuing from the earth

    :  an artificially produced jet of water

  1. :  to flow or spout like a fountain

    :  to cause to flow like a fountain

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