Meaning of “sprinkler” in the English Dictionary

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"sprinkler" in British English

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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 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.

(Definition of “sprinkler” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sprinkler" in American English

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sprinklernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsprɪŋ·klər/

a device used in gardens and areas of grass for scattering drops of water over the ground

(Definition of “sprinkler” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)