from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A natural hot spring that intermittently ejects a column of water and steam into the air.
- n. Chiefly British A gas-operated hot-water heater.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A boiling natural spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud etc., driven up by the expansive power of steam.
- n. An instantaneous, and often dangerous, hot water heater using hot steam.
- n. A domestic water boiler.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A boiling spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power of steam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spouting hot spring; a hot spring which projects water, either periodically or irregularly, to some height in the air.
- n. A gas-burning apparatus attached to a bath for the purpose of heating water for the bath.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a spring that discharges hot water and steam
- v. to overflow like a geyser
The Golden Circle is located in southwest Iceland and incorporates three main sights: Thingvellir National Park, a site of spectacular natural beauty where Iceland's ancient parliament convened and where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet; the high-temperature geothermal area that most people know as Geysir, on account of its best-known hot spring, from which the word "geyser" derives; and the beautiful Gullfoss waterfall.
"Geysir" (from which the English word geyser is derived), erupts every 5-10 minutes
Its hissing and spitting natural geyser is located seven kilometers southeast of the former Jalisco hacienda of El Carmen.
Trees, shadows, steam and the rays of the early morning sun combine to cast an eerie spell over the hot river of Los Hervores. Its hissing and spitting natural geyser is located seven kilometers southeast of the former Jalisco hacienda of El Carmen. © John Pint, 2009
The name geyser comes from Geysir, the name of an erupting spring at Haukadalur, Iceland; that name, in turn, comes from the Icelandic verb gj�sa, \'to gush\ '.
One of them looked at the sign that labels the geyser and blurted out "it's the Great Geezer!"
LA should name geyser resulting from yet another watermain break in the valley after the mayor--"Old Unfaithful"
I think that a geyser is a good example. jerrym replied to comment from eric
Her press releases informed that the geyser was a "temporary public artwork" by Clement Price-Thomas, titled Whilst you're Sleeping.
Inside the closet behind the geyser was the perfect place for storing our contraband.
The prevalent idea of a geyser is a hot fountain, sometimes quiescent, but at others rising in turbulent eruption.
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