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sprinkler

noun [C]     /ˈsprɪŋ.kl̩.ər/ US  //
a piece of equipment for putting water onto fires in a lot of small drops to put them outStopping fires a device with a lot of small holes that you put on the end of a hose in order to water plants , grass , etc.Gardening toolsTools
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