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sprinkler

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