Jet d'eau

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Jet` d'eau´

1.A stream of water spouting, esp. upward, from a fountain or pipe for ornament; also, the fountain or pipe from which it issues.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The veins and arteries spouted up such a prodigious quantity of blood, and so high in the air, that the great JET D'EAU at Versailles was not equal to it for the time it lasted: and the head, when it fell on the scaffold floor, gave such a bounce as made me start, although I was at least half an English mile distant.
ARAB NEWS The water fountain (jet d'eau) is lit with blue, red and white in remembrance for the victims of an attack on concert goers at Manchester Arena in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday.
Calame's Weiss Falk exhibition was, by contrast, generically titled "Spring 2016," but offered a rather more pointed aphorism: "Surveillance depends on the attention one pays; accords; brings to it." That ultra-reflexive observation captioned an image on the gallery's website depicting an outdoor pool on sunny Lake Geneva, the landmark Jet d'Eau visible in the distance.
Un travail qui place l'artiste derriere une vitre a la trace d'une goutte de pluie ou d'un jet d'eau. Tout est flou mais dechiffrable.
Il est en effet courant de rencontrer a Tizi Ouzou des personnes qui [beaucoup moins que] arrosent a jet d'eau [beaucoup plus grand que] des trottoirs, voire la chaussee, sous pretexte de reduire la poussiere devant son domicile ou son magasin, ou encore pour une ephemere quete de fraicheur.
They also visited the 10 km high Jet d'Eau fountain.
Half a million people turn out for the pyrotechnic extravaganza, which takes place in the skies above Lake Geneva and makes the famous Jet d'Eau fountain its centrepiece at the finale.
One of the most famous sights of the city is the Jet d'Eau, originally a safety valve of the Coulouvreniere hydraulics factory.
The 'Icons of the World' edition will be limited to 24 unique pieces and will pay tribute to eight landmarks around the world: Interlaken, the 'Jet d'Eau' of Geneva, the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, the Kremlin, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Fuji, and Rio de Janeiro's Sugar Loaf Mountain.
For 15 swiss francs, you can power up the lake passing popular landmarks as you go, such as the famous Jet d'eau water fountain.