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as in gutter
a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof during the winter, runoff from the spout tends to freeze over and form a dangerous patch of ice on the walkway

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as in jet
a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening kids cooling off under the spout of water from an opened fire hydrant

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“Spout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spout. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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