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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"), meaning source
or spring, is a structure which squirts water
into a basin
to supply drinking
- The Fountain
is a 2006 American
epic magical realism romantic drama
by Darren Aronofsky
- The Trevi Fountain
di Trevi) is a fountain
in the Trevi district
in Rome, Italy, designed
by Italian architect Nicola Salvi
- Clayton Anthony Fountain
(September 12, 1955 – July 12, 2004) was an American federal
of the Aryan
Brotherhood, and convicted
- A soda fountain
is a device
that dispenses carbonated
soft drinks, called fountain
drinks. They can be found
in restaurants, concession stands
- 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
(Russian: «Бахчисарайский фонтан», Bakhchisaraiskiy
fontan) is a poem by Alexander
Pushkin, written during
6, 2016), known professionally
as Pete Fountain
, was an American
jazz clarinetist. Pierre Dewey Fountain
, Jr., was born to Pierre, Sr. and Madeline...
- A musical fountain
, also known
as a dancing fountain
, is a type of animated fountain
for entertainment purposes
an aesthetic design
- Buckingham Fountain
is a Chicago Landmark
in the center
Park, and between
in 1927, it is one of...
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