[ US /ˈfaʊntən/ ]
[ UK /fˈa‍ʊntɪn/ ]
  1. an artificially produced flow of water
  2. a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  3. a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
  4. a natural flow of ground water
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How To Use fountain In A Sentence

  • There is a fine square here called Madison, in the centre of which trees rise from fountain-watered grass, and statued figures of people who were men in their day and did things, palatial buildings, dignifying commerce, form the square. Impressions of a War Correspondent
  • She huffed, stood up, arched her back in a heavyweight stretch, turned to the fountain and started in on a long, long drink.
  • I went to the fountain and saw varieties of water plants like water lilies and duckweed.
  • Spray the fountain, then fire a rocket at the Bowlarama.
  • There were floating candles that decorated the pool and the fountain, as well as ornamental flowers arrangements.
  • Even when the fountain was working properly it was frequently full of soap suds or discoloured because someone had put something into the water.
  • They walked out of the fountain room together, still cheerfully chatting.
  • The dominant conifers are Abies faxoniana, Picea asperata, P. wilsoni and purple-coned spruce P. purpurea (which is also being planted) with a sub-canopy of Betula albo-sinensisB. utilis, low Acer spp. and fountain bamboo Fargesia/Sinarundinaria nitida which suffered a major die-off after flowering in the 1970s and early 1980s, Fargesia denudata and F. chinensis. Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China
  • To finish off the breathtaking site, a fountain of stone stood in the center, water gently cascading down the rock in the center.
  • ( "Some will rob you with a six-gun/Some with a fountain pen," go the words to Woody Guthrie's ballad "Pretty Boy Floyd.") Richard B. Woodward: Bernard Madoff and Anton Chigurh: the Con Man as Serial Killer
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