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Another word for fountain

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Noun
  1. A point of origination

      1. That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
      2. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
      3. The initial portion of some extended thing.
      1. In generative linguistics, the generation of a linguistic structure through an ordered or partially ordered series of operations on other structures, such as the creation of a surface structure from a deep structure, or of a complex word from its morphological components.
      2. The form or source from which something is derived; an origin.
      3. (--- Gram.) The process of forming words from bases by the addition of affixes other than inflectional morphemes, or by internal phonetic change
      1. (Figuratively) that from which something flows or proceeds
      2. A device from which poultry may drink
      3. One that initiates or dispenses; a source:
      1. An abundant source of knowledge, etc.
      2. A spring that is the source of a stream
      3. The original or main source of anything
      1. A woman who gives birth to a child.
      2. A woman whose egg unites with a sperm, producing an embryo.
      3. A stringy slime composed of yeast cells and bacteria that forms on the surface of fermenting liquids and is added to wine or cider to start the production of vinegar.
      1. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      2. A coming into existence or use; beginning
      3. That in which something has its beginning; source; root; cause
      1. Anything from which other things are derived; source; origin
      2. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      3. A source or cause; an origin:
      1. The records or documents authenticating such an object or the history of its ownership.
      2. Origin; derivation; source
      3. The history of the ownership of an object, especially when documented or authenticated. Used of artworks, antiques, and books.
      1. Origin; derivation
      2. (Archaeology) Source; origin.
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. The source, origin, or cause of an action, quality, condition, etc.
      3. The close ties one has with some place or people as through birth, upbringing, long and sympathetic association, etc.
      1. (By extension) The necessary basis for something to develop
      2. (Agriculture) A healthy plant that is used as the base for grafting a scion
      3. A root system of a plant, often with a portion of the stem, to which a shoot or bud is grafted.
      1. A person, book, document, etc. that provides information
      2. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      3. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      1. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
      2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
      3. A source, beginning, or motive:
      1. A source of abundant supply; fount
      2. (--- Naut.) An enclosure in the hold of a ship for containing the pumps and protecting them from damage
      3. A compartment or recessed area in a ship, used for stowage:
    See also:

    start

Another word for fountain

Noun
  1. A source

      1. That in which something has its beginning; source; root; cause
      2. A coming into existence or use; beginning
      3. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      1. A flow of water from the earth; natural spring and pool
      2. (--- Naut.) An enclosure in the hold of a ship for containing the pumps and protecting them from damage
      3. A compartment or recessed area in a ship, used for stowage:
      1. A device, typically a coil of wire, that returns to its original form after being forced out of shape
      2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
      3. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
      1. In phototypesetting, a set of patterns forming glyphs of any size, or the film they are stored on.
      2. A large basin, now typically supported by a pedestal, for holding water to be used in baptizing
      3. (Computing) A computer file containing the code used to draw and compose the glyphs of one or more typographic fonts on a computer display or printer. A font file.
    See also:

    origin

  2. A jet of water

      1. A moving mass of particles or projectiles:
      2. A small branch or sprig of a tree or plant, with leaves, berries, flowers, etc.
      3. A device for shooting out such a jet
      1. A spout or nozzle for emitting a stream of water or gas
      2. A hard, black variety of lignite, which takes a high polish: sometimes used in jewelry
      3. A jet-propelled vehicle, especially a jet-propelled aircraft.
      1. A large amount or number moving or occurring in steady succession:
      2. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      3. A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
      1. A flow of water from the ground, often a source of a stream, pond, etc.
      2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
      3. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
      1. A sudden, plentiful outflow
      2. Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.
      3. Gushing talk or writing
      1. A drinking fountain.
      2. A drinking fountain in which water is forced up in a small arc from a nozzle
      1. A device for providing a small jet or flow of drinking water, as in a public place
      2. A device equipped with a nozzle that provides a stream of drinking water for public use.
      1. A mechanical device designed to dispense small quantities of drinking water, usually in work - or other public places.
      1. (Figuratively) A place in the workplace where employees gossip.
      2. A device for cooling and dispensing drinking water.
      1. Any shallow, rounded hollow or depression, often containing water, as a pond
      2. An artificially enclosed area of a river or harbor designed so that the water level remains unaffected by tidal changes.
      3. An open, shallow, usually round container used especially for holding liquids.
      1. The stream of air and water rising from the blowhole of a whale
      2. A stream, jet, or discharge of or as of liquid from a spout
      3. A tube, lip, or hole through which liquid is released or discharged:
      1. (Chiefly British) A gas-operated hot-water heater.
      2. (Brit.) A small hot-water heater of the coil type
      3. A natural hot spring that intermittently ejects a column of water and steam into the air.
      1. (Physics) Electromagnetic radiation used to raise atoms or molecules to a higher energy level.
      2. Any of various machines that force a liquid or gas into or through, or draw it out of, something, as by suction or pressure
      3. (Informal) The place where consumers purchase gasoline. Used with the :
      1. A sudden gushing or shooting forth; jet
      2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
      3. A sudden, brief burst of energy, speed, activity, etc.
      1. Quick, often irregular movement or action, especially of light or color:
      2. Freedom or occasion for action; scope:
      3. The act or manner of engaging in a game or sport:
  3. A soda-water dispensary