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sprinklered

[ spring-klerd ]
/ ˈsprɪŋ klərd /

adjective

having or protected by a sprinkler system.

Nearby words

springwood, springy, sprinkle, sprinkler, sprinkler system, sprinklered, sprinkling, sprinklingly, sprint, sprint medley, sprinter

Origin of sprinklered

First recorded in 1925–30; sprinkler + -ed3
Related formsun·sprin·klered, adjective

Definition for sprinklered (2 of 2)

sprinkler

[ spring-kler ]
/ ˈsprɪŋ klər /

noun

any of various devices for sprinkling, as a watering pot, a container of water with a perforated top used to sprinkle clothes before ironing, or especially a perforated ring or small stand with a revolving nozzle to which a hose is attached for watering a lawn with a fine, even spray.
a person who sprinkles.

verb (used with object)

to provide (a warehouse, school, office building, etc.) with a sprinkler system.

Origin of sprinkler

First recorded in 1525–35; sprinkle + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for sprinklered

sprinkler

/ (ˈsprɪŋklə) /

noun

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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Word Origin and History for sprinklered

sprinkler


n.

1530s, agent noun from sprinkle (v.).

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