fountain

The Romans built hundreds of both public and private fountains in their cities. This was not only because the Romans loved running water and the cool spray, but also because they were used to commemerate events and distinguished people. Many fountains were devoted to certain gods, just like altars.

fountain

[n] - a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises 2. [n] - an artificially produced flow of water 3. [n] - a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
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Fountain

Trough or container, on a printing press, that holds fluids such as ink, varnish or water. Also called duct.
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Fountain

A reservoir for the ink supply in a printing press or one that supplies a solution for dampening the rollers of an offset press
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Fountain

Foun'tain (foun'tĭn) noun [ French fontaine , Late Latin fontana , from Latin fons , fontis . See 2d Fount .] 1. A spring of water issuing from the earth. 2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in whi...
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fountain

fount noun a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
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Fountain

• (n.) The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source. • (n.) An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or...
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Fountain

(from the article `Art and Art Exhibitions`) On Jan. 4, 2006, a 77-year-old performance artist named Pierre Pinoncelli made international headlines when he cracked Marcel Duchamp`s iconic ... ...cities, the exhibition surveyed artistic production in a wide range of media, including painting, sculpture, film, photography, and collage. Da...
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fountain

in landscape architecture, an issue of water controlled or contained primarily for purposes of decoration, especially an artificially produced jet of ... [7 related articles]
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Fountain

Founta In is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is `Fountain, Spring` The name Founta In doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Founta In seems to be unique!
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Fountain

Reservoir for ink or water on a press.
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fountain

fountain, natural or artificially conveyed flow of water. In ancient Greece columnar shrines were built over springs and dedicated to deities or nymphs. In ancient Rome fountains fed by the great aqueduct system furnished water in the streets, in the villa gardens, and in town houses. Though there w...
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Fountain

[disambiguation] A fountain is a source of water. Fountain may also refer to: ==Places== ==People== ==Arts== ==Other uses== ...
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Fountain

[Duchamp] Fountain is a 1917 work widely attributed to Marcel Duchamp. The scandalous work was a porcelain urinal, which was signed `R.Mutt` and titled Fountain. Submitted for the exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists in 1917, Fountain was rejected by the committee, even though the rules stated that all works would be accepted fr...
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Fountain

[juggling] The fountain is a juggling pattern that is often used for juggling an even number of objects. In a fountain, each hand juggles separately, and the objects are not thrown between the hands. For example, in a four-ball fountain, each hand juggles two balls independently. `In the fountain pattern, each hand throws balls straight up ...
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Fountain

A fountain (from the Latin `fons` (genitive `fontis`), a source or spring) is a piece of architecture which pours water into a basin or jets it into the air to supply drinking water and/or for a decorative or dramatic effect. Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide drinking water and w...
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Fountain

Equipment used in retail outlets to dispense beverages into cups or glasses for immediate consumption.
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Fountain

[markup language] Fountain is a free and open-source plain text markup language that makes it possible to write a formatted screenplay in any text editor, on any device, using any software that edits text files. Fountain (which got its name from Fountain Avenue, the famous Hollywood shortcut) was inspired by John Gruber’s Markdown, and ha...
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Fountain

[heraldry] Fountain or syke is in the terminology of heraldry a roundel depicted as a roundel barry wavy argent and azure, that is, containing alternating horizontal wavy bands of blue and silver. Because the fountain consists equally of parts in a metal and a colour, its use is not limited by the rule of tincture as are the other roundels....
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