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sprinklernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsprɪŋ.kəl.ər/  us   /ˈsprɪŋ.kəl.ɚ/
a ​piece of ​equipment for putting ​water onto ​fires in a lot of ​smalldrops to put them out
a ​device with a lot of ​smallholes that you put on the end of a hose in ​order to ​waterplants, ​grass, etc.
(Definition of sprinkler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sprinklernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsprɪŋ·klər/
a ​device used in ​gardens and ​areas of ​grass for ​scatteringdrops of ​water over the ​ground
(Definition of sprinkler from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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