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spout /spaut/
  • danh từ
    • vòi (ấm tích)
    • ống máng
    • (từ lóng) hiệu cầm đồ
      • to be up the spout: (từ lóng) nằm ở hiệu cầm đồ (đồ vật); khánh kiệt, cùng quẫn
    • cây nước, cột nước
    • (như) spout-hole
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm phun ra, làm bắn ra
      • ngâm (thơ); đọc một cách hùng hồn khoa trương
      • (từ lóng) cầm (đồ)
      • nội động từ
        • phun ra, bắn ra (nước...)
          • blood spouts from wound: máu phun từ vết thương ra
        • phun nước (cá voi)
      Concise Dictionary
      +an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
      +gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
      +talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 discharge, emit, squirt, spurt, jet, shoot, gush, erupt, spew (up or out or forth), spit, eject, disgorge, vomit (up or forth), pour (out or forth), flow, stream:
      Steam spouts from many vents in Iceland. The water came spouting out of the hose and drenched me.
      2 ramble on, rant, rave, carry on, pontificate, orate, declaim, hold forth, maunder (on), witter on, hold forth, expatiate, speechify, talk, Colloq go on, Brit rabbit on:
      Harry, as usual, was spouting about his golf handicap.
      3 waterspout, gargoyle, downspout, duct, drain, outlet, conduit:
      The rainwater drains into the gutters, then into the spouts.
      4 up the spout. gone, lost, destroyed, beyond hope or recovery, to be written off or abandoned:
      Our dream of finding the treasure was now up the spout.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 [C] a pipe or tube on a container, that you can pour liquid out through: the spout of a teapot
      2 a stream of liquid coming out of somewhere with great force
      Idioms: be / go up the spout (BrE, slang) to be/go wrong; to be spoilt or not working: Well, that's my holiday plans gone up the spout!
      + verb
      1 to send out sth, especially a liquid, in a stream with great force; to come out of sth in this way: [VN] The wound was still spouting blood. + The geyser spouted huge columns of water from the ground. + [V +adv./prep.] Clear water spouted from the fountains.
      2 [V] (of a WHALE) to send out a stream of water from a hole in its head
      3 ~ (off / on) (about sth) (informal, disapproving) to speak a lot about sth; to repeat sth in a boring or annoying way: [V] He's always spouting off about being a vegetarian. + What are you spouting on about now? + [VN] He could spout poetry for hours. + She could do nothing but spout insults. + The article was full of the usual cliches spouted by fashion editors.

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