- a device for distributing water over a lawn, garden, etc. as a spray of droplets
- a device for spraying water, etc. to extinguish a building fire
- One that sprinkles, especially:a. An outlet on a sprinkler system.b. A device with perforations through which water issues from a hose to sprinkle a lawn.
- A sprinkler system.
transitive verbsprin·klered, sprin·kler·ing, sprin·klers