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  1. spout
    IPA[spout]
  2. noun

    • 1. a tube or lip projecting from a container, through which liquid can be poured:

      a teapot with a chipped spout
    • 2. a stream of liquid issuing from somewhere with great force:

      the tall spouts of geysers
    • 3. the plume of water vapor ejected from the blowhole of a whale:

      the spout of an occasional whale
    • 4. a pipe or trough through which water may be carried away or from which it can flow out.

    • 5. a sloping trough for conveying something to a lower level; a chute.

    • 6. a lift in a pawnshop used to convey pawned items up for storage.

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: spout, plural noun: spouts

    • v.: verb: spout, 3rd person present: spouts, gerund or present participle: spouting, past tense: spouted, past participle: spouted

    • noun

      a tube or lip projecting from a container, through which liquid can be poured:

      a stream of liquid issuing from somewhere with great force:

    • verb

      send out (liquid) forcibly in a stream:

      (of a liquid) flow out forcibly in a stream:

    • adjective

      (of a container) having a tube or lip through which liquid can be poured:
    • adjective

      (of a container) having a tube or lip through which liquid can be poured:
    • no longer working, or unlikely to be useful or successful

      (of a woman) pregnant

    • no longer working or likely to be useful or successful

      (of a woman) pregnant

    • pawn something
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