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fountains, plural;
  1. Spurt or cascade like a fountain
    • - an enormous curtain of lava fountained into the sky
  1. An ornamental structure in a pool or lake from which one or more jets of water are pumped into the air

  2. A thing that spurts or cascades into the air
    • - little fountains of dust
  3. A natural spring of water

  4. A source of a desirable quality
    • - the government always quotes this report as the fountain of truth

  1. a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  2. spring: a natural flow of ground water
  3. a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
  4. A fountain (from the Latin "fons" or "fontis", a source or spring), or sometimes called water fountain, is a piece of architecture which pours water into a basin or jets it into the air either to supply drinking water or for decorative or dramatic effect.
  5. Fountain is a 1917 work by Marcel Duchamp. It is one of the pieces which he called readymades (also known as found art), because he made use of an already existing object--in this case a urinal, which he titled Fountain and signed "R. Mutt". ...
  6. The fountain is a juggling pattern that is often used for juggling an even number of objects. In a fountain, each hand juggles separately, and the objects are not thrown between the hands. For example, in a four-ball fountain, each hand juggles two balls independently.
  7. The Fountain is a 2006 American film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz. ...
  8. The Fountain is the eleventh studio album by British band Echo & the Bunnymen. The album was released on 12 October 2009 and was produced by John McLaughlin, Ian McCulloch and Simon Perry. The first single from the album, "Think I Need It Too", was released on 28 September 2009.
  9. The Fountain is a graphic novel illustrated by Kent Williams published in 2005 by Vertigo Comics, based on the original script of Darren Aronofsky's film The Fountain.
  10. To dream that you see a clear fountain sparkling in the sunlight, denotes vast possessions, ecstatic delights and many pleasant journeys. A clouded fountain, denotes the insincerity of associates and unhappy engagements and love affairs. ...
  11. Trough or container, on a printing press, that holds fluids such as ink, varnish or water. Also called duct.
  12. A bearing resembling the roundel. It is a disk divided by six lines wavy, tinctured argent and azure, to represent water.
  13. Basic pattern for an even number of props. Each hand independantly juggles half the number of props without crossing them over.
  14. 1978-86. 2 piano. Ms. Private recorder (cassette) (See Discography)
  15. That part of a locomotive where steam issues from the boiler and flows into pipes for lubrication, injection, etc.
  16. there are various definitions of a fountain; It can be a broad water feature where the water movement is the main focus. It can also be the specific part of the feature that is the moving water such as a spray of water or a spitting statue.
  17. the ink reservoir on a screen printing press.
  18. Term used in many French speaking countries to describe the above-ground pump assembly.
  19. A ground firework that ejects a spray of sparks or other effects into the air. Larger fountains are often called GERBS. Some fountains are conical in shape, this has the effect of a steadily increasing volume of sparks and noise. These are called CONES or VOLCANOES.
  20. means a structure that water comes out of. What’s the word?
  21. jet, source, reservoir, spring, origin, (structure to supply water), (spout of water)
  22. A roundel barry wavy argent and azure.
  23. The fountain has acquired the symbolic meaning of the fountain of life.
  24. with an elaborately carved plaque resting on a shell form basin supported by a scrolled bracket, is often used by dating couples as their meeting place. It was established in 1855. ...
  25. or "momma and poppa" a gun station that throws two marks, one to each side of the position, in sequence.