Definition of Fountain in English :

Define Fountain in English

Fountain meaning in English

Meaning of Fountain in English

Pronunciation of Fountain in English

Fountain pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fountain in English

Fountain

see synonyms of fountain

Noun

1. fountain

a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises

2. fountain, natural spring, outflow, outpouring, spring

a natural flow of ground water

3. fountain, jet

an artificially produced flow of water

4. fount, fountain

a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Fountain

see synonyms of fountain
noun
1. 
a jet or spray of water or some other liquid
2. 
a structure from which such a jet or a number of such jets spurt, often incorporating figures, basins, etc
3. 
a natural spring of water, esp the source of a stream
4. 
a stream, jet, or cascade of sparks, lava, etc
5. 
a principal source or origin
6. 
a reservoir or supply chamber, as for oil in a lamp
7.  short for drinking fountain, soda fountain

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


Fountain

see synonyms of fountain
noun
1. 
a natural spring of water
2. 
the source or beginning of a stream
3. 
a source or origin of anything
a fountain of knowledge
4. 
a. 
an artificial spring, jet, or flow of water
b. 
the basin, pipes, etc. where this flows
c. 
drinking fountain
5. 
a container or reservoir, as for ink or oil

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Fountain

see synonyms of fountain
n.
1.
a. An artificially created jet or stream of water.
b. A structure, often decorative, from which a jet or stream of water issues.
2. A spring, especially the source of a stream.
3. A reservoir or chamber containing a supply of liquid that can be siphoned off as needed.
4. A soda fountain.
5. A drinking fountain.
6. A point of origin or dissemination; a source: the library, a fountain of information.
intr. & tr.v. foun·tained, foun·tain·ing, foun·tains
To flow or cause to flow like a fountain.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.