Definition of Spouting

1. Adjective. Propelled violently in a usually narrow stream.

Exact synonyms: Jetting, Spurting, Squirting
Similar to: Running



Definition of Spouting

1. Adjective. (context: of a liquid) propelled in a narrow stream or jet ¹

2. Noun. The process or result of something being spouted. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia NZ) A gutter under the eaves of a building; guttering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spouting

1. a channel for draining off water from a roof [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spouting

spoused
spouseless
spouses
spousess
spousing
spout
spouted
spouter
spouters
spoutfish
spoutfishes
spouthole
spoutholes
spoutier
spoutiest
spouting (current term)
spoutings
spoutless
spouts
spoutshell
spouty
sprachbund
sprachbunds
sprachgefuhl
sprachgefuhls
sprack
sprackle
sprackled
sprackles
sprad

Literary usage of Spouting

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1. The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide: Illustrated by Twenty-eight by Oliver Evans, Cadwallader Evans, Thomas Ellicott (1860)
"RULE FOR FINDING THE VELOCITY OF spouting WATER. It has been found by experiment that water will spout from under a 4 feet head, with a velocity equal to ..."

2. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1858)
"Now in these particulars spouting tubes are eminently superior to others, ... Motion is imparted to water in a spouting tube either by depressing the liquid ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"But so long as respiration continued at a high rate, spouting occurred with ... spouting Induced by Tactile Stimulation. Some chance observations led me to ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Stamping his heel, pluck'd from the wound the spear ; 610 The blood up-spouting ... spouting ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... No hands could force it thence, so fixt it stood, Till out it rush'd, expell'd by streams of spouting blood. ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1878)
"The Wilcox spouting "Water-Well for the last nine months has attracted considerable attention, from the immense columns of water and gas which are ..."

7. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"0 running The spouting springs, which sometimes form natural spouting jets of water, follow the same rules of equilibrium as the sp"D8** others, ..."

8. Myths & Legends of Our New Possessions & Protectorate by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1899)
"THE TRAGEDY OF spouting CAVE MANY caves pierce the igneous rock of the Hawaiian group, ... Famous among them is the spouting cave of Lanai. ..."

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