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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.
References in classic literature ?
They walked back toward Beacon Street, and near the club Archer caught sight of the plush-lined "herdic" which had carried his note to the Parker House, and whose driver was reposing from this effort by bathing his brow at the corner hydrant.
or I'll make you leak till folks'll think your father was a water hydrant and your mother a sprinkling-cart.
Irregular water supply and the high number of dysfunctional fire hydrants have been cited as City Hall's major challenges in responding to such emergencies.
KARACHI -- The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has written to the authorities seeking permission to register cases against 11 senior officials of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) for patronising illegal hydrants in the city.
Karachi -- The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed 24 applications seeking operation of water hydrants and observed that functioning of illegal water hydrants would not be permitted in the city.
KARACHI: The Supreme Court (SC) rejected on Thursday appeals filed by operators of private water hydrants established without a legal cover in Karachi.
Fire hydrants provide important access points to the water network for the fire brigade when attending emergencies.
Leon McCullough is a member at the club and executive vice president of McWane, and had Clow fire hydrants installed around the club in advance of the event.
VANDALS have put lives at risk by breaking open fire hydrants to cool down.
Contract notice: Group purchasing inspection and maintenance of hydrants.
ILLEGAL hydrants have been identified as the likely source of an increase in discoloured tap water in Birmingham.
BJFCo has awarded Bafco the right to operate and maintain the hydrant system, while a hydrant usage agreement, signed by BJFCo, Bapco, Air BP, and Chevron, grants the entities funding and usage rights concerning the hydrants and a permission agreement sees BAC granting BJFCo the right to use the hydrant system.