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Definition of Fountain
FountainFountain Foun"tain (foun"t[i^]n), n. [F. fontaine, LL.
fontana, fr. L. fons, fontis. See 2d Fount.]
1. A spring of water issuing from the earth.
2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the
structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or
flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure
water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for
3. A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be
conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink
fountain in a printing press, etc.
4. The source from which anything proceeds, or from which
anything is supplied continuously; origin; source.
Judea, the fountain of the gospel. --Fuller.
Author of all being, Fountain of light, thyself
Air fountain. See under Air.
Fountain heead, primary source; original; first principle.
Fountain inkstand, an inkstand having a continual supply of
ink, as from elevated reservoir.
Fountain lamp, a lamp fed with oil from an elevated
Fountain pen, a pen with a reservoir in the handle which
furnishes a supply of ink.
(a) A structure for a fountain, having the form of a pump.
(b) A portable garden pump which throws a jet, for
watering plants, etc.
Fountain shell (Zo["o]l.), the large West Indian conch
shell (Strombus gigas).
Fountain of youth, a mythical fountain whose waters were
fabled to have the property of renewing youth.
Meaning of Fountain from wikipedia
- A fountain
(from the Latin
"fons" (genitive "fontis"), a source
or spring) is a piece
of architecture which pours water
into a basin
or jets it into the...
- The Fountain
is a 2006 American
epic romantic drama
by Darren Aronofsky
- The Barmaley
(Russian: Бармалей) is an informal
name of a fountain
in the city of Volgograd
as Stalingrad). Its official
name is Children's...
- The Fountain
(Arabic:عين الحياة romanized:ʿAinul Hayāt) is a mythical spring
in its waters...
- A space fountain
is a proposed
form of an extremely
tall tower extending
into space. As known materials cannot support
a static tower
with this height...
is a readymade sculpture
by Marcel Duchamp
in 1917, consisting
of a porcelain urinal signed
"R. Mutt". In April
1917, an ordinary piece
6, 2016), known professionally
as Pete Fountain
, was an American
jazz clarinetist. Pierre Dewey Fountain
, Jr., was born on White
Street, in New Orleans...
- The Dubai Fountain
is a c****ographed fountain system located
on the 12 hectare
(30 acre) manmade
Lake, at the center
of the Downtown
- Waterfront Fountain
was an outdoor
by James FitzGerald
Tomkins, installed along Alaskan
Way in Seattle, in the...
- A soda fountain
is a device
that dispenses carbonated
soft drinks, called fountain
drinks. They can be found
in restaurants, concession stands
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