sprinkler system definition by Webster's New World
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- a system of pipes and attached nozzles carrying water or other extinguishing fluid throughout a building for protection against fire: it usually operates automatically when exposed to abnormal heat
- a system of pipes and nozzles, often underground, for watering a lawn, golf course, etc.also sprinkling system
sprinkler system definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fire-extinguishing system consisting of a network of overhead pipes that release water automatically when a predetermined temperature has been reached.