Meaning of FOUNTAIN in English

FOUNTAIN

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

drinking fountain

fountain pen

soda fountain

water fountain

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

ornamental

If a more decorative fountain is required, an ornamental fountain, such as this dolphin one, can be installed.

Residents will be banned from filling swimming pools and spas, washing their vehicles at home and operating ornamental fountains .

Each ornamental fountain is designed to take a pump outlet so that water can spout from its mouth, shell or similar object.

Turn off B6160 by ornamental fountain .

At Catterick, for instance, the only concentration of pottery was found in the ornamental fountain .

Fountains Many garden pools have ornamental fountains which are switched on on hot days or when you are in the garden.

■ NOUN

pen

Much of it looks engagingly olde-worlde: cameras disguised as tree branches and hypodermics fitted inside fountain pens .

There is nothing developmental linking the middle childhood years with fountain pens and mismatched socks.

Filled it in with his fountain pen .

Silk tie, £55, silver and gold sun cufflinks, £295, blue and gold fountain pen , £105, Gucci.

The writer of the best letter each month will be presented with a Montblanc Solitaire fountain pen .

She had to be fed, as well as by me, with a kind of pipette, like a fountain pen filler.

On Wednesday after the selection committee meeting, I realized I'd left my fountain pen in here.

There was a silence, the Matron, who was a Miss Cress, tapping her fountain pen lightly on the blotter.

soda

Katherine found a small restaurant with a soda fountain .

His question brought to mind my thought that time at the soda fountain with his father.

The crew will get up to 90 servings from a dispenser set up like a soda fountain at a convenience store.

They spoke across the dinner table; they went together to the movies and soda fountains .

People were lined up at the cash registers and soda fountain .

water

The water fountain became an altar, standing on marble pillars and graced by its own fan design.

I take a long drink at the water fountain , wondering what virus I might catch.

Simon stood to the side, hand still on the water fountain , watching Harriet and Tony Angotti.

I found the stairs and headed down, catching her at the water fountain just outside the locker rooms.

Try not to curse when the girls are gossiping at the water fountain and all you want is a drink.

Apparently, Buster Austin had broken in line behind Dooley at the water fountain .

Of course, what Dooley did at the water fountain was only half the story!

■ VERB

drink

She could make even the unbelievers know that she had drunk from the Spiritual fountains of water.

Simon raised his head from the drinking fountain .

Out of nine mural, or wall, drinking fountains , only three appear to survive.

The crow on the roots of the bruyere tree drinks from a fountain called Moliere.

Many categories of street furniture can now be listed - pillar boxes, telephone kiosks, drinking fountains and bus shelters.

Well, they just stop up one end of it and make the water come out through a drinking fountain .

Public toilets and drinking fountains were suspected.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A bronze plaque on the fountain read: Given in loving memory of Rachel Livingstone Baxtei; 1889-1942.

He relished the coolness, the raised beds of flowers and herbs, and the elaborately carved fountains splashing in the centre.

If a more decorative fountain is required, an ornamental fountain, such as this dolphin one, can be installed.

Part of its appeal stemmed from the Tom Bass fountain inset into its wall, a long thin crack in the stone.

Simon stood to the side, hand still on the water fountain , watching Harriet and Tony Angotti.

The Piazza is named after the Piermarini fountain that stands at its centre.

We sat in the chairs that are set out in summer around a fountain .

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