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Topic: HOUSE

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Icelandic
Origin: Geysir, name of a hot spring in Iceland, from geysa 'to flow out quickly'

geyser

noun
     
gey‧ser [countable]
1DNSG a natural spring that sends hot water and steam suddenly into the air from a hole in the ground
2 British EnglishDHH a machine fixed to a wall over a bath or sink and used for heating water
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