Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A perforated nozzle for spraying water on a bather taking a shower.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather. Some can spray different patterns of water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather

Etymologies

shower + head (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The very large in-glassed, completely tiled shower with a 9-inch rain showerhead reminded me of home.

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  • If your showerhead has seen better days, install a new low-flow showerhead, which is an easy DIY job.

    Weekend Project: Keep the water flowing around the house

  • The showerhead was the cheap, single-setting kind that you find in high school gyms, prisons, and Army barracks

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • In May, the DOE stunned the plumbing-products industry when it said it would adopt a strict definition of the term "showerhead" in enforcing standards that have been on the books but largely unenforced for nearly 20 years.

    A Water Fight Over Luxury Showers

  • For years, the term "showerhead" in federal regulations was understood by many manufacturers to mean a device that directs water onto a bather.

    A Water Fight Over Luxury Showers

  • But in May, the DOE said a "showerhead" may incorporate "one or more sprays, nozzles or openings."

    A Water Fight Over Luxury Showers

  • These sites include water - saving tips such as showerhead information, rainwater harvesting tips, how to wash your car with minimal water, lawn irrigation, home water saving tips, etc.

    Water and Energy-Saving Tips for a Greener World

  • In May, the DOE stunned the plumbing-products industry when it said it would adopt a strict definition of the term "showerhead" in enforcing standards that have been on the books-but largely unenforced-for nearly 20 years.

    Fausta's Blog

  • Wall Street Journal reports that "In May, the DOE stunned the plumbing-products industry when it said it would adopt a strict definition of the term" showerhead "in enforcing standards that have been on the books -- but largely unenforced -- for nearly 20 years."

    TreeHugger

  • My neighbor has a similar shower system of handmade soldered copper, and a "showerhead" made of a closed length of pipe with numerous drilled perforations.

    Apartment Therapy Main

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