sprinkler

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

sprinkle +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈspɹiŋklɚ/

Noun[edit]

Sprinklers spraying water to irrigate vine plants in a vineyard

sprinkler (plural sprinklers)

  1. Anything that sprinkles.
  2. An irrigation device that sprays water into the air whilst moving back and forth.
  3. A heat-activated device that sprays water in the event of a fire, usually mounted on a ceiling.
    Coordinate terms: drencher, fire extinguisher
  4. (preceded by definite article) A dance move in which the dancer places one hand on the head behind the ear, with elbow bent, stretches the other arm forwards and mimics the motions of an irrigation sprinkler with a rotary head.

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Verb[edit]

sprinkler (third-person singular simple present sprinklers, present participle sprinklering, simple past and past participle sprinklered)

  1. (transitive) To fit with automatic sprinklers for fire prevention.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English sprinkler

Noun[edit]

sprinkler m (definite singular sprinkleren, indefinite plural sprinklere, definite plural sprinklerne)

  1. (firefighting) a sprinkler

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English sprinkler.

Noun[edit]

sprinkler n (plural sprinklere)

  1. sprinkler

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