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noun as in spray

noun as in sprinkler system

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Wealthy tourists, retirees and vacation-home owners will bring in jobs and tax revenue, and, like the sprinklers at resorts, green the whole place up.

What’s more, the best part is the fact that you can quickly and easily attach your garden hose to power up the giant sprinkler.

The sprinkler O’Keefe and her partner attached to their metal roof helps cool the inside of the house to a manageable 80 degrees, with an assist from fans and the frozen two-liter bottles she places in front of them.

Water splashes down from mushroom-shaped sprinklers, and tentative toddlers can get their feet wet in the shore-like entry to the pool.

On Tuesday, the county’s board of supervisors declared a drought emergency and further tightened mandatory water restrictions, such as limiting outdoor sprinkler use, to preserve reservoir storage through the long dry season ahead.

He cites stricter compliance for things such as sprinkler systems.

The author of the new novel Traveling Sprinkler talks about Fifty Shades of Grey, Wikipedia, and writing in the car.

The sprinklers are set off, so, naturally, Ghost Shark arrives through the sprinkler water and eats the museum keeper.

My dad was a sprinkler fitter and he was in the union, so we moved around every three years for his job.

Once four of us were told we had an hour to nap, but we had to do it under a sprinkler.

Sawdust-packed thermite grenades were stacked right up to the perforated pipes of the sprinkler system.

With a short length of old hose, a serviceable lawn sprinkler can be quickly and easily made.

And he flung holy water upon the corpse and the coffin, over which he traced the sign of the cross with his sprinkler.

Father Mancia smiled, dipped the sprinkler over and over in the holy water, gave us all a generous shower, and took his leave.

The grassy terraces before the house smelt deliciously, for a water-sprinkler in the grass sent out fine spray like a fountain.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprinkler, such as: aerosol, sprayer, atomizer, drizzle, droplets, and duster.

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