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An upright pipe with a nozzle or spout for drawing water from a water main. Also called fireplug.
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(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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||fire 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
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