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soda fountain

n.
1. An apparatus with faucets for dispensing soft drinks and other beverages.
2. A lunch counter in a commercial establishment equipped for preparing and serving soft drinks, ice-cream dishes, or sandwiches.
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soda fountain

n
1. (Commerce) a counter that serves drinks, snacks, etc
2. (Cookery) an apparatus dispensing soda water
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so′da foun`tain


n.
1. a counter, as in a restaurant or drugstore, at which sodas, ice cream, light meals, etc., are served.
2. an apparatus for dispensing soda water, usu. through faucets.
[1815–25, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soda fountain - a counter where ice cream and sodas and sundaes are prepared and servedsoda fountain - a counter where ice cream and sodas and sundaes are prepared and served
bar - a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"
2.soda fountain - an apparatus for dispensing soda water
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
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Translations

soda fountain

n (Am) → chiosco delle bibite
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The next instant his eyes were upon her face, her eyes had dropped, and she was turning away toward the soda fountain. But at the fountain, filling the glass, she was impelled to look at him again--but for no more than an instant, for this time she found his eyes already upon her, waiting to meet hers, while on his face was a frankness of interest that caused her quickly to look away.
During the late 19th century soda fountains were a common feature of chemists' shops across America.
Letellier researched old soda fountains and replicated one he saw in a photo from the 1890s.
Researchers tested 90 beverages from 20 self-service and 10 personnel-dispensed soda fountains and looked for microbial contamination.
"He loved to tell such wonderful stories of those first Walgreens stores, with the gas lighting instead of electricity and the old soda fountains," his grandson Les Walgreen told the Chicago Tribune earlier this year.
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* Cappuccino in a cardboard cup may be the current trendy treat, but at these three classic soda fountains in San Francisco, indulgence hearkens back to slower, sweeter times.
Roberts and Gondack had designed the original soda fountains, which had replaced Dixie's bars - and did twice the business and accounted for about 10 percent of their revenue.