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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
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Several fire deaths that appear to have been caused by human errors have resurrected the call for the sprinklering of both new and existing residential buildings.
While the NFSA supports the sprinklering of single-family homes when done in accordance to recognized national building codes, it does not fully endorse the board's additional plan to only require sprinkler heads in new single-family homes in the area of any gas-fired equipment, such as a furnace, clothes dryer or stove where less than three percent of home fires begin (National Fire Protection Association).
At that time Mayor Daley went on record as saying he was in favor of sprinklering SROs.