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spout from (something)

1. Of a liquid or gas, to pour or gush out from something. Heavy rains overloaded the local sewer lines, causing sewage to spout from the building's toilets. Boiling-hot steam spouted from the fissure in the ground.
2. To expel or eject some liquid or gas from something in a stream or gush. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "spout" and "from." The pot started spouting steam from a hole in its lid as the contents inside began to boil. As the pressure increased, the dam began spouting water from a crack that appeared near the center.
3. Of words or thoughts, to issue forth from some source very quickly or voluminously. Words were spouting from his lips faster than I could even comprehend them. I usually have to sit at my desk and let my mind wander for a bit before good ideas start spouting from it.
4. To recite words or thoughts taken from some source, especially in a disingenuous, pretentious, or naïve manner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "spout" and "from." That's the last time I date a philosophy major. She just spent every evening together spouting rubbish from whatever book she happened to be reading that day. Stop spouting the rules and regulations from the employee handbook at me, Tom. You're not my boss!
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spout from something

[for a liquid] to gush from something. A plume of water vapor spouted from the blowhole of the whale. Water spouted from the top of the fountain and flowed down the sides.
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Mate is consumed by slowly pouring hot water through a spout from a pot onto a brew of dried and finely chopped yerba mate leaves in a cup or hollow gourd, and then sipped through a metal straw.
After a maximum is reached, the voidage decreases due to the velocity decreasing and particles being drawn into the spout from the side.
Unlike devices using opposing bars to pinch the spout from two sides, the Flexicon design employs a series of curved, articulated stainless steel rods to cinch the spout concentrically on a horizontal axis for easy tie-offs and vertically in a tight zigzag pattern to prevent leakage of fine powders.
Since the opening to this well is near the bottom of the ladle, as in a teapot, metal enters the pouring spout from beneath the metal surface, thereby retaining in the ladle any particles of floating slag or dross.
Unlike opposing bars that pinch the spout from two sides, the new valve contains a series of curved, actuated stainless steel rods that clinch the spout concentrically on a horizontal axis for easy tie offs and vertically in a tight zigzag pattern to prevent leakage of fine powders.