Fountain

fountain
fountain
 [‘faʊntən] n.
1.
fountain is an ornamental feature in a pool or lake which consists of a long narrow stream of water that is forced up into the air by a pump.

2.A fountain of a liquid is an amount of it which is sent up into the air and falls back.
eg.The volcano spewed a fountain of molten rock 650 feet in the air.
这座火山喷射出的岩浆高达650英尺。

3.a rich source or supply of something.
eg. Tourism is a fountain of wealth for the city.
旅游业是这座城市的富裕之源。

fountain的有三个意思,一是喷泉;喷水池,二是喷射;喷涌,三是源泉;根源;来源。

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