AskDefine | Define sprinkler

Dictionary Definition

sprinkler n : mechanical device that attaches to a garden hose for watering lawn or garden

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Anything that sprinkles.
  2. An irrigation device that sprays water into the air whilst moving back and forth.
  3. A fire sprinkler; a heat actived fire extinguisher.

Extensive Definition

Sprinkler may refer to:
sprinkler in German: Sprinkler
sprinkler in Swedish: Sprinkler

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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