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  1. foun·tain
    IPA[ˈfount(ə)n]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. spurt or cascade like a fountain:

      an enormous curtain of lava fountained into the sky
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: fountain, plural noun: fountains

    • noun

      an ornamental structure in a pool or lake from which one or more jets of water are pumped into the air.

      a thing that spurts or cascades into the air:

    • verb

      spurt or cascade like a fountain:
    • adjective

      having a fountain or fountains:
    • adjective

      having a fountain or fountains:
    • noun

      a device that dispenses soda water or soft drinks.

      a shop or counter selling drinks from a soda fountain.

    • a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 55,516 (est. 2008).
    • noun

      a pen with a reservoir or cartridge from which ink flows continuously to the nib.
    • noun

      a device producing a small jet of water for drinking.
    • the largest and most famous of the fountains of Rome, situated at the intersection of three roads, built in 1735 by architect Nicola Salvi (1697–1751), and decorated by artists of the Bernini school.
    • noun

      a device that dispenses soda water or soft drinks.

      a shop or counter selling drinks from a soda fountain.

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