hydrant

Definitions of hydrant
  1. noun
    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
    synonyms: tap, water faucet, water tap
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    type of:
    faucet, spigot
    a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    plumbing fixture
    a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
  2. noun
    a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
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    types:
    fire hydrant, fireplug, plug
    an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
    type of:
    discharge pipe
    a pipe through which fluids can be discharged
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