Definition of sprinkler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsprɪŋklə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsprɪŋklər//
    Growing crops, Gardening
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  1. 1a device with holes in that is used to spray water in drops on plants, soil or grass See related entries: Growing crops, Gardening
  2. 2a device inside a building which automatically sprays out water if there is a rise in temperature because of a fire
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sprinkler