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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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The CJP directed Zaidi to furnish his personal affidavit, swearing on oath that no illegal hydrant will be allowed to run in the metropolis.
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