faucet

Water comes out of your faucet and into your sink or bathtub. A faucet is a device that allows you to turn the flow of water on and off.

The faucet is not just the metal part that the water comes through, it is the whole mechanism for controlling the flow of water. If you cry easily, someone might say you are a regular faucet. This is because water comes out of your eyes more often than it does for most people. If you ask your parents a little too often for cash, they might joke that they're going to turn off the money faucet.

Definitions of faucet
  1. noun
    a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    synonyms: spigot
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    types:
    mixing faucet
    single faucet for separate hot and cold water pipes
    cock, stopcock, turncock
    faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    hydrant, tap, water faucet, water tap
    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    type of:
    regulator
    any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
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