a person who sprinkles.
to provide (a warehouse, school, office building, etc.) with a sprinkler system.
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How to use sprinkler in a sentence
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.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley | by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons | August 17, 2021 | ProPublica
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.Best kiddie pool: Turn your backyard into a childhood oasis | Jen McCaffery | July 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
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.In America’s least air-conditioned cities, brutal heat changes some people’s minds | Marc Fisher, Carissa Wolf, Michael Hingston | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Water splashes down from mushroom-shaped sprinklers, and tentative toddlers can get their feet wet in the shore-like entry to the pool.The best public pools to visit, based on how you want to spend your day | Adele Chapin | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
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.California facing drought crisis as water shortages mount and fire danger escalates | Diana Leonard, Laris Karklis | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
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.Punk Rock-Feminist Pioneer Kathleen Hanna on Her SXSW Doc and More | Marlow Stern | March 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.The Great Potlatch Riots | Allen Kim Lang
With a short length of old hose, a serviceable lawn sprinkler can be quickly and easily made.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
And he flung holy water upon the corpse and the coffin, over which he traced the sign of the cross with his sprinkler.Great Ghost Stories | Various
Father Mancia smiled, dipped the sprinkler over and over in the holy water, gave us all a generous shower, and took his leave.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete | Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The grassy terraces before the house smelt deliciously, for a water-sprinkler in the grass sent out fine spray like a fountain.The Story of Bawn | Katharine Tynan
British Dictionary definitions for sprinkler
a device perforated with small holes that is attached to a garden hose or watering can and used to spray plants, lawns, etc, with water
a person or thing that sprinkles
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