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hy·drant

 (hī′drənt)
n.
A fire hydrant.

hydrant

(ˈhaɪdrənt)
n
(General Engineering) an outlet from a water main, usually consisting of an upright pipe with a valve attached, from which water can be tapped for fighting fires. See also fire hydrant
[C19: from hydro- + -ant]

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrant - a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or caskhydrant - a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
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.hydrant - a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
discharge pipe - a pipe through which fluids can be discharged
fire hydrant, fireplug, plug - an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
Translations
حَنَفِيَّة حَريق
hydrant
brandhane
tûzcsaputcai tûzcsap
brunahani
hidrantas
hidrants
hydrant
yangın musluğu

hydrant

[ˈhaɪdrənt] Nboca f de riego
fire hydrantboca f de incendios

hydrant

[ˈhaɪdrənt] n (also fire hydrant) → bouche f d'incendie

hydrant

nHydrant m

hydrant

[ˈhaɪdrnt] n (also fire hydrant) → idrante m

hydrant

(ˈhaidrənt) noun
a pipe connected to the main water supply especially in a street, to which a hose can be attached in order to draw water off eg to put out a fire.
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or I'll make you leak till folks'll think your father was a water hydrant and your mother a sprinkling-cart.
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He informed that a meter has been installed at the Sakhi Hassan Hydrant and meters at the remaining hydrants would be installed in a week.
Equipment is inserted through an existing fire hydrant or tap inside a valve chamber.
During this snowy winter we have been trying to keep the fire hydrant on the corner of Vassar and Lull streets clear of snow.
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Throughout, the fuel hydrant construction work had to be carefully coordinated with the civil construction of the new stands and the installation of the many other underground services that are also required to allow aircraft to be turned-around between arrival and departure both effectively and safely.
We have spent a lot of money and time mapping out hydrant locations, and have onboard computers which tell us where they are.
WATER WASTE J Worker closes hydrant in Belfast yesterday
If they do not have access to a hydrant in the event of a fire, there is no doubt that people could lose their lives.
5 million project to build a new fuel hydrant system.