Definition of drinking fountain in English:

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drinking fountain


A device producing a small jet of water for drinking.
Example sentences
  • In addition, it's likely that your water distribution network has common, non-treated uses for water such as drinking fountains strapped to trees, which drain to the ground, and vehicle wash areas.
  • If you can't find a drinking fountain, carry a water bottle in a waist pack or shoulder strap.
  • Keith said he was forced to cup his hands to carry water from a drinking fountain for his brother.

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