Spout

  • 1 Spout — Spout, n. [Cf. Sw. spruta a squirt, a syringe. See {Spout}, v. t.] 1. That through which anything spouts; a discharging lip, pipe, or orifice; a tube, pipe, or conductor of any kind through which a liquid is poured, or by which it is conveyed in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Spout — sPout. Gründung 1998 Genre Crossover Website http://www.spout.biz Gründungsmitglieder Gesang Stefan Unterweger Gitarre, Gesang Aaron Schüssl …

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  • 3 spout — [spout] n. [ME spute, spoute < the v.] 1. a lip, orifice, or projecting tube, as on a teapot, in a drinking fountain, etc., by which a liquid is poured or discharged 2. a) a stream, jet, or discharge of or as of liquid from a spout b) the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Spout — (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spouting}.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.] 1. To throw… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 spout — spout·ed; spout·er; spout; spout·ing; spout·less; spout·man; …

    English syllables

  • 6 spout — (v.) early 14c., related to M.Du. spoiten to spout, N.Fris. spütji spout, squirt, Swed. sputa to spout, and probably M.Du. spuwen to spit (see SPEW (Cf. spew)). Meaning to talk, declaim is recorded from 1610s. The noun is first recorded late 14c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Spout — Spout, v. i. 1. To issue with violence, or in a jet, as a liquid through a narrow orifice, or from a spout; as, water spouts from a hole; blood spouts from an artery. [1913 Webster] All the glittering hill Is bright with spouting rills. Thomson.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 spout — ► NOUN 1) a projecting tube or lip through or over which liquid can be poured from a container. 2) a stream of liquid issuing with great force. 3) a pipe, trough, or chute for conveying liquid, grain, etc. ► VERB 1) send out or flow forcibly in a …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 .sPout — sPout. Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Crossover Gründung 1998 Website http://www.spout.biz …

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  • 10 spout — [v1] spurt, emit cascade, discharge, eject, erupt, expel, exude, gush, jet, pour, roll, shoot, spill, spray, squirt, stream, surge; concept 179 Ant. drain spout [v2] talk forcefully boast, brag, chatter, declaim, expatiate, go on, gush, harangue …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 spout — index exude, outflow, outlet, outpour, recite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 spout — [[t]spa͟ʊt[/t]] spouts, spouting, spouted 1) V ERG If something spouts liquid or fire or if liquid or fire spout out of something, it comes out very quickly with a lot of force. [V n] He replaced the boiler when the last one began to spout flames …

    English dictionary

  • 13 spout — spout1 [spaut] n ↑spout 1.) a small pipe on the side of a container that you pour liquid out through 2.) spout of water/blood etc a sudden strong stream of liquid which comes out of somewhere very fast →↑waterspout 3.) up the spout BrE informal… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 spout — 1 noun (C) 1 a small tube or pipe on a container that you pour liquid out through 2 a spout of water/blood etc a sudden strong stream of liquid which comes out of somewhere very fast: The whale blew a spout of water into the air. see also:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 spout — I UK [spaʊt] / US noun [countable] Word forms spout : singular spout plural spouts 1) a part of a container that is shaped like a tube and is used for pouring liquid 2) a) a continuous and strong stream of liquid or steam, especially hot liquid… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 spout — Synonyms and related words: anabasis, ascension, ascent, avenue, babble, beak, belch, blab, blabber, blather, blether, blow open, blow out, blowhole, blowout, bond, bottomry, brash, break out, burst forth, burst of rain, burst out, carry on,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 spout — spouter, n. spoutless, adj. spoutlike, adj. /spowt/, v.t. 1. to emit or discharge forcibly (a liquid, granulated substance, etc.) in a stream or jet. 2. Informal. to state or declaim volubly or in an oratorical manner: He spouted his theories on… …

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  • 18 spout — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Spout is used after these nouns: ↑faucet {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb Spout is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cliché, ↑nonsense, ↑slogan …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 spout — v. (d; intr.) ( to spurt ) to spout from * * * [spaʊt] (d; intr.) ( to spurt ) to spout from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 spout — spout1 [ spaut ] noun count 1. ) a part of a container that is shaped like a tube and is used for pouring liquid 2. ) a continuous and strong stream of liquid or steam, especially hot liquid a ) a stream of air and water that a WHALE pushes out… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English