Meaning of FOUNTAIN in English

FOUNTAIN

transcription, транскрипция: [ faʊntɪn ]

( fountains)

1.

A fountain is an ornamental feature in a pool or lake which consists of a long narrow stream of water that is forced up into the air by a pump.

N-COUNT

2.

A fountain of a liquid is an amount of it which is sent up into the air and falls back. ( LITERARY )

The volcano spewed a fountain of molten rock 650 feet in the air.

= jet

N-COUNT : usu N of n

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