any of various devices for sprinkling, as a watering pot, a container of water with a perforated top used to sprinkle clothes before ironing, or especially a perforated ring or small stand with a revolving nozzle to which a hose is attached for watering a lawn with a fine, even spray.
a person who sprinkles.
verb (used with object)
to provide (a warehouse, school, office building, etc.) with a sprinkler system.
a device perforated with small holes that is attached to a garden hose or watering can and used to spray plants, lawns, etc, with water
a person or thing that sprinkles
See sprinkler system
adjective 1. having or protected by a sprinkler system. noun 1. any of various devices for sprinkling, as a watering pot, a container of water with a perforated top used to sprinkle clothes before ironing, or especially a perforated ring or small stand with a revolving nozzle to which a hose is attached for watering […]
noun 1. apparatus for automatically extinguishing fires in a building, consisting of a system of water pipes in or below the ceilings, with valves or sprinklers usually made to open automatically at a certain temperature. sprinkler system noun 1. a fire-extinguishing system that releases water from overhead pipes through nozzles (sprinklers) opened automatically by a […]
noun 1. a small quantity or number scattered here and there. 2. a small quantity sprinkled or to be sprinkled. verb (used with object), sprinkled, sprinkling. 1. to scatter (a liquid, powder, etc.) in drops or particles: She sprinkled powder on the baby. 2. to disperse or distribute here and there. 3. to overspread with […]
verb (used without object) 1. to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to traverse in sprinting: to sprint a half mile. noun 3. a short race at full speed. 4. a burst of speed at any point during a long […]