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A device for regulating the flow of a liquid from a reservoir such as a pipe or drum. See Note at andiron.
[Middle English, from Old French fausset, cask stopper, from fausser, to break in, from Late Latin falsāre, to falsify, from Latin falsus, false; see false.]
1. a tap fitted to a barrel
2. US and Canadian a valve by which a fluid flow from a pipe can be controlled by opening and closing an orifice. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): tap
[C14: from Old French fausset, from Provençal falset, from falsar to bore]
any device for controlling the flow of liquid by opening or closing an orifice; tap.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French fausset peg for a vent]
faucet- Probably comes from French fausset, meaning "bore, tap."
See also related terms for tap.
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|Noun||1.||faucet - a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir|
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
mixing faucet - single faucet for separate hot and cold water pipes
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
faucet[ˈfɔːsɪt] n (US) → robinet m
n (US) → Hahn m
faucet[ˈfɔːsɪt] n (Am) → rubinetto
faucet→ حَنَفِيَّة kohoutek hane Wasserhahn βρύση grifo naputus robinet slavina rubinetto 軽くたたくこと 가볍게 두드리기 kraan tappekran kurek torneira стук kran ก๊อก hafif vuruş vòi 龙头
n. pila, llave de agua.