fountain

  • 1Fountain — (deutsch: Brunnen, Fontäne) bezeichnet: den Titel eines Filmes von Darren Aronofsky, siehe The Fountain eine Speedbootmarke aus den USA, Fountain Powerboats Fountain Creek, Fluss in Colorado ein Kunstobjekt von Marcel Duchamp, siehe Fountain… …

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  • 2Fountain — Foun tain (foun t[i^]n), n. [F. fontaine, LL. fontana, fr. L. fons, fontis. See 2d {Fount}.] 1. A spring of water issuing from the earth. [1913 Webster] 2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Fountain — Fountain, CO U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 15197 Housing Units (2000): 5219 Land area (2000): 13.997070 sq. miles (36.252243 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014924 sq. miles (0.038652 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.011994 sq. miles… …

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  • 4Fountain, CO — U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 15197 Housing Units (2000): 5219 Land area (2000): 13.997070 sq. miles (36.252243 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.014924 sq. miles (0.038652 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.011994 sq. miles (36.290895 sq. km)… …

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  • 5Fountain, MI — U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 175 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 1.007521 sq. miles (2.609467 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.007521 sq. miles (2.609467 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 6Fountain, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 343 Housing Units (2000): 137 Land area (2000): 0.829750 sq. miles (2.149042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.829750 sq. miles (2.149042 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 7Fountain, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 533 Housing Units (2000): 246 Land area (2000): 0.967525 sq. miles (2.505879 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.967525 sq. miles (2.505879 sq. km)… …

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  • 8fountain — early 15c., spring of water that collects in a pool, from O.Fr. fontaine natural spring (12c.), from L.L. fontana fountain, spring (Cf. Sp., It. fontana), from noun use of fem. of L. fontanus of a spring, from fons (gen. fontis) spring (of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9fountain — [fount′ n] n. [ME < OFr fontaine < LL fontana < fem. of L fontanus < fons (gen. fontis), spring, prob. < IE base * dhen , to run, flow > Sans dhanáyati, (he) runs] 1. a natural spring of water 2. the source or beginning of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10fountain — ► NOUN 1) an ornamental structure in a pool or lake from which a jet of water is pumped into the air. 2) literary a natural spring of water. 3) a source of something desirable. ► VERB ▪ spurt or cascade like a fountain. ORIGIN Old French fontaine …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11Fountain — (spr. Faunten), Grafschaft im Staate Indiana (Nordamerika), 18 QM.; Flüsse: Wabash River u. Coal Creek; Boden eben, mit Waldungen u. Prairien; fruchtbar; Producte: Mais, Weizen, Hafer, Steinkohlen, Eisen; der Wabash Eriekanal durchschneidet die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 12fountain — index origination, source Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13fountain — [n] source, often of liquid bubbler, cause, font, fount, geyser, gush, inception, inspiration, jet, lode, mainspring, mine, origin, play, provenance, provenience, pump, reservoir, root, spout, spray, spring, stream, well, wellhead, wellspring;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14Fountain — For other uses, see Fountain (disambiguation). the Jet d eau, in Geneva (1951), rises 140 meters (459 feet) above Lake Geneva …

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  • 15Fountain — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Fountain, signifiant fontaine en anglais, peut faire référence à : Sommaire 1 Culture 2 Personnes …

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  • 16fountain — fountained, adj. fountainless, adj. fountainlike, adj. /fown tn/, n. 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… …

    Universalium

  • 17fountain — foun|tain [ˈfauntın US ˈfauntn] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: fontaine, from Latin fons place where water comes out of the ground ] 1.) a structure from which water is pushed up into the air, used for example as decoration in a garden or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18fountain — [[t]fa͟ʊntɪn[/t]] fountains 1) N COUNT A fountain is an ornamental feature in a pool or lake which consists of a long narrow stream of water that is forced up into the air by a pump. 2) N COUNT: usu N of n A fountain of a liquid is an amount of… …

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  • 19fountain */ — UK [ˈfaʊntɪn] / US [ˈfaʊnt(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms fountain : singular fountain plural fountains 1) a structure through which a stream of water is pumped into the air and falls down again The park s ornamental fountain is carved from… …

    English dictionary

  • 20fountain — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ drinking (esp. BrE), water (AmE) ▪ Children were queuing at the drinking fountain. ▪ Children were lining up at the water fountain. ▪ ornamental …

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