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sprin·kler

 (sprĭng′klər)
n.
1. One that sprinkles, especially:
a. An outlet on a sprinkler system.
b. A device with perforations through which water issues from a hose to sprinkle a lawn.
2. A sprinkler system.
tr.v. sprin·klered, sprin·kler·ing, sprin·klers
To equip with a sprinkler system.

sprinkler

(ˈsprɪŋklə)
n
1. (Botany) 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
2. a person or thing that sprinkles
3. (Mechanical Engineering) See sprinkler system
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprinkler - mechanical device that attaches to a garden hose for watering lawn or gardensprinkler - mechanical device that attaches to a garden hose for watering lawn or garden
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Translations
مَرَشَّةمِرَشَّه، مِضَخَّه
postřikovačzavlažovač
spredersprinkler
kastelulaitesadettajaspinkleri
arroseuraspergeurasperseurgicleur d'incendiesaupoudreur
prskalica za vodu
locsoló
úîari
スプリンクラー
살수기
kropáčpostrekovač
škropilnik
vattenspridare
หัวฉีดน้ำ
bình phun

sprinkler

[ˈsprɪŋkləʳ]
A. N
1. (for lawn) → aspersor m (Agr) → rociadera f, aparato m de lluvia artificial; [of watering can etc] → regadera f
2. (for sugar) → espolvoreador m de azúcar
3. (= fire safety device) → aparato m de rociadura automática
B. CPD sprinkler system N (Agr) → sistema m de regadío por aspersión

sprinkler

[ˈsprɪŋklər] n
(for lawn)arroseur m
(to put out fire)diffuseur m d'extincteur automatique d'incendiesprinkler system n
(for lawn)combiné m d'arrosage
(for fire-fighting)installation f d'extinction automatique d'incendie

sprinkler

n
(Hort, Agr) → Berieselungsapparat m, → Sprinkler m; (in garden also) → (Rasen)sprenger m; (for firefighting) → Sprinkler m; (on watering can etc) → Sprenger m, → Gießkannenkopf m; (on shower) → Brause f; (= sugar sprinkler)Streudose f, → Streuer m
(Eccl) → Weihwasserwedel m

sprinkler

:
sprinkler head
nSprinkler m; (on watering can) → Sprenger m, → Gießkannenkopf m; (on shower) → Brause f
sprinkler system
nBerieselungsanlage f; (for firefighting also) → Sprinkleranlage f

sprinkler

[ˈsprɪŋkləʳ] n (for lawn) → irrigatore m; (for fire-fighting) → sprinkler m inv

sprinkle

(ˈspriŋkl) verb
to scatter something over something else in small drops or bits. He sprinkled salt over his food; He sprinkled the roses with water.
ˈsprinkler noun
an apparatus for sprinkling eg water over a lawn.
ˈsprinkling noun
a small amount or a few. There were mostly women at the meeting but there was a sprinkling of men.

sprinkler

مَرَشَّة postřikovač sprinkler Sprinkler ψεκαστήρας aspersor kastelulaite arroseur prskalica za vodu irrigatore スプリンクラー 살수기 tuinsproeier spreder spryskiwacz aspersor de rega, regador automático пульверизатор vattenspridare หัวฉีดน้ำ yağmurlama cihazı bình phun 洒水车
References in classic literature ?
Most Black Hawk fathers had no personal habits outside their domestic ones; they paid the bills, pushed the baby-carriage after office hours, moved the sprinkler about over the lawn, and took the family driving on Sunday.
The moment the housekeeper saw them she turned about and ran out of the room, and came back immediately with a saucer of holy water and a sprinkler, saying, "Here, your worship, senor licentiate, sprinkle this room; don't leave any magician of the many there are in these books to bewitch us in revenge for our design of banishing them from the world.
The most humble clerks such as our deacons and sacristans, bless with holy water sprinklers, which resemble an infinite number of blessing fingers.
The difference was one room was equipped with a smoke alarm and home fire sprinkler system and the other room with only a smoke alarm.
Oh, there was a fire at an apartment at the 10-unit facility and there was some damage to an apartment, but by the time firefighters arrived, the blaze was out because a single sprinkler head had been activated and doused the flames.
The uniformity of water application in a sprinkler irrigation system is an important aspect of the system performance [28].
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FIRE chiefs say sprinkler systems have saved two Warwickshire factories from serious structural and financial damage.
Despite a five-year phase-in plan, more than 1,200 nursing homes are still not in complete compliance with the fire sprinkler regulations required for participation in the Medicare/Medicaid programs, according to the Centers for Medicare 8c Medicaid Services (CMS).
Armand Watts, who represents Chepstow on Monmouthshire County Council, criticised the authority for not installing working fire sprinkler systems at a number of schools in the south of the county - which is poorer and less inclined to vote Conservative than the more prosperous northern part.
Vale of Clwyd Labour AM Ann Jones accused Communities Secretary Eric Pickles of 'blatant hypocrisy' for attacking the Welsh law enforcing sprinkler systems in all new homes.
Forty years ago this month, New York City enacted Local Law S, which required all buildings over 100 feet be equipped with an automatic sprinkler system.