a spring of water; .
a source or origin:
a fount of inspiration to his congregation.
[fount, font] /faʊnt, fɒnt/
noun, British Printing.
(poetic) a spring or fountain
source or origin
(printing) another word for font2
mid-15c., probably a shortening of fountain, influenced by Middle French font “fount.”
[foun-tn] /ˈfaʊn tn/ noun 1. a spring or source of water; the source or head of a stream. 2. the source or origin of anything. 3. a jet or stream of water (or other liquid) made by mechanical means to spout or rise from an opening or structure, as to afford water for use, to […]
- Fountain decussation
fountain decussation foun·tain decussation (foun’tən) n. See tegmental decussation.
noun 1. a perennial grass, Pennisetum setaceum, of Ethiopia, having bristly spikes, often rose-purple, grown as an ornamental.
[foun-tn-hed] /ˈfaʊn tnˌhɛd/ noun 1. a or spring from which a stream flows; the or source of a stream. 2. a chief source of anything: a fountainhead of information. /ˈfaʊntɪnˌhɛd/ noun 1. a spring that is the source of a stream 2. a principal or original source n. “spring from which a stream flows,” 1580s, […]