Meaning of FOUNTAIN in English


[noun] [C] - a stream of water that is forced up into the air through a small hole, esp. for decorative effect, or the structure in a lake or pool from which this flowsI'll meet you by the Trevi Fountain at seven o'clock.(figurative) This was a very troubled and turbulent period of my life and I regarded Mira very much as a fountain of calm.A fountain pen is a pen whose nib (= point at the end which you write with) is supplied with ink from a container inside it.See picture: Pens and pencils

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.