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fire hydrant

n.
An upright pipe with a nozzle or spout for drawing water from a water main. Also called fireplug.

fire hydrant

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a hydrant for use as an emergency supply for fighting fires, esp one in a street. Also called (esp US and NZ): fireplug

hy•drant

(ˈhaɪ drənt)

n.
1. an upright pipe with a spout or nozzle, usu. in the street, for drawing water from a water main, esp. for fighting fires.
2. a water faucet.
[1800–10, Amer.; hydr-1 + -ant]

fire hydrant

fire plug
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire hydrant - an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a firefire hydrant - an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
hydrant - a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
Translations
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