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Definition 1: an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain - [noun denoting artifact]

(spout is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of spout ) a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

(... is a kind of spout ) a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

(... is part of spout) a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

(... is part of spout) a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants

Definition 2: talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for spout in the sense of this definition

(spout is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 3: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet - [verb of motion]

Samples where spout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • water gushed forth

Synonyms for spout in the sense of this definition

(spout is a kind of ...) flow in a spurt

"Water poured all over the floor"

(... is a kind of spout ) flow intermittently

(... is a kind of spout ) spout moist air from the blowhole

"The whales blew"

(... is a kind of spout ) gush or squirt out

"Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"

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