verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for sprinkler
He cites stricter compliance for things such as sprinkler systems.
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|DAILY BEAST
Once four of us were told we had an hour to nap, but we had to do it under a sprinkler.
Before those flames reached the sprinkler directly above their table, I rushed over with a cotton napkin to put out the fire.
The annexed engravings represent the sprinkler at exact size for one-half inch connection.
Sawdust-packed thermite grenades were stacked right up to the perforated pipes of the sprinkler system.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
This machinery is to include more powerful tractors and grain combines, milking machines, and sprinkler irrigation systems.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
However, the sprinkler is a very good thing, though it is not put in excepting where the hose attachment is also supplied.Convenient Houses|Louis Henry Gibson
You get that impression simply because the judge howled like an Algonquin Indian when he saw the sprinkler running on the lawn.Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town|Stephen Leacock