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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 story quoting Mr Henley also notes that the Grenfell fire would not have been stopped by a sprinkler system "since it was started in the kitchen," and "because of the use of chip pans, you cannot have a sprinkler in the kitchen" due to a potential fireball explosion.
But now the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and several sprinkler manufacturers have hit back.
In the letter, Mr Lavery said: "Many local people have been in touch regarding the provision of sprinkler systems, appalled that their presence is not mandatory either in new build or existing schools.
Q I plan to install a new sprinkler system in the lawn area of my apartment building.
Editor Hannah Kincaid deployed the sprinkler in her family's garden.
The blaze was sparked by a faulty fridge and is believed to have spread rapidly as a result of flammable cladding and a lack of a sprinkler system.
A recent fire at a State University of New York (SUNY) at Purchase College student housing building has spotlighted the importance of requiring all college dormitories to have automatic fire sprinklers, according to leaders of the New York Fire Sprinkler Council, a division of the Mechanical Contractors Association of New York.
The pioneering inspiration behind the original concept of a metal hose - providing flexible, leak-tight, reliable, corrosion-resistant conveyance of fluid - is as relevant today as it was over one hundred years ago, particularly when considering the life safety and property protection aspects that modern fire sprinkler systems are expected to provide.