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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
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sprinklernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsprɪŋ.kl̩.ər/  us   //
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.
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