The New York Times noted that “the largest model of spire looks a lot like a giant iPhone.”
The spire, like most fountains, has the basics -- Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Brisk Iced Tea and SoBe Lifewater.
The spire rests on the same basic principal as the old-school fountains.
But in seven months, the team took the spire from the drawing board to a real-world test in Albany, New York.
And as The New York Times reported in May, Marcus Theatres, a chain of movie theaters, has been testing the spire in Wisconsin.
Mr. Hinchman rode with us over the plain, and pointed out Salisbury spire, visible close to Stonehenge.
The spire is of beautiful fret-work, nearly four hundred feet high.
spire Niquet was burned over a slow fire made out of his own books, and thrown lifeless, but not dead, into the river.
And just as the sun rose we caught sight of Salisbury spire.
In the centre is the church, which is quite peculiar, being surmounted by both a spire and a dome of different dates.
Old English spir "sprout, shoot, stalk of grass," from Proto-Germanic *spiraz (cf. Old Norse spira "a stalk, slender tree," Middle Low German spir "a small point or top"), from PIE *spei- "sharp point" (see spike (n.1)). Meaning "tapering top of a tower or steeple" first recorded 1590s (a sense attested in Middle Low German since late 14c. and also found in the Scandinavian cognates). The verb is first recorded early 14c.