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  Definition of Fountain
  1. a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
  2. an artificially produced flow of water
  3. a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  4. a natural flow of ground water
Similar Words: fount, jet, spring, outflow, outpouring, natural spring

 

Hyponyms: drinking fountain, water fountain, bubbler, Fountain of Youth, geyser, hot spring, thermal spring

 

Derivational Morphology: jet, gush

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: fontein   Basque: iturri  
Dutch: fontein   Finnish: lähde  
French: fontaine   German: Brunnen  
Greek: πηγή   Hebrew: ברזיה  
Italian: fontana   Polish: fontanna  
Portuguese: fonte   Russian: фонтан  
Spanish: fuente  
 
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