spouting


spouting
adj. gushing, flowing, spurting spaÊŠt n. tube through which something is poured, nozzle; drainpipe; stream of liquid; waterspout; spurt; pawnshop (Slang) v. discharge liquid in a stream, gush, spurt, flow; recite pompously, give a speech; talk excitedly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Spouting — Spout Spout (spout), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spouting}.] [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spouting — 1. adjective propelled in a narrow stream or jet 2. noun a) The process or result of something being spouted. Spoutings of lava shot from the crest of the volcano. b) …   Wiktionary

  • spouting — /spow ting/, n. Midland U.S. guttering (defs. 1 3). [1870 75; SPOUT + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spouting — spout·ing …   English syllables

  • spouting — /ˈspaʊtɪŋ/ (say spowting) noun Chiefly Victoria and Tasmania → guttering …   Australian English dictionary

  • spouting — adjective propelled violently in a usually narrow stream • Syn: ↑jetting, ↑spurting, ↑squirting • Similar to: ↑running …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spouting Can — The spouting can experiment is a physics experiment designed to show that in a liquid with an open surface, pressure increases with depth. It consists of a tube with three separate holes in and an open surface. The three holes are blocked, then… …   Wikipedia

  • spouting spring — geizeris statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Versmė, iš kurios trykšta karštas vanduo ir garai. Susidaro dabartinio arba neseniai pasibaigusio vulkanizmo srityse, kai gelmių temperatūra yra pakankama, kad įkaitintų požeminį… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • spouting horn — noun Etymology: spouting (present participle of spout) (I) + horn : a sea cave with an opening rearward or upward through which water spurts as waves enter the cave …   Useful english dictionary

  • spouting out — bursting out, flowing out, streaming out …   English contemporary dictionary


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