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A faucet with a nozzle that is bent downward; a bibb.

[Probably bib + cock.]
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(ˈbɪbˌkɒk) or


(Building) a tap having a nozzle bent downwards and supplied from a horizontal pipe
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a faucet having a nozzle bent downward.
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And should I run out to the hardware store to buy one of those plastic-foam garden hose bib protectors?
(15.8 mm) garden hose, so it can be used at any location with a working hose bib. Equipped with an in-line 75-mesh, 200-micron filter, the unit can also be specified with special filtration to accommodate non-potable water sources.
The job takes no longer than the time needed to unscrew the hose from the hose bib or machine and reinstalling the hose back onto the machine or hose bib, with the Mini Rester placed in between.
Ottawa, Canada, May 29, 2015 --( Unlike a regular faucet, the valve chamber of a frost-free hose bib is approximately 60 cm to ensure that when the faucet is off, no water will be close enough to cause damages when it gets cold.
System components vary slightly among manufacturers, but generally, you hook up the faucet assembly at the hose bib and run the 1/2-in.
You'll need a few simple hand tools, a garden hose bib and some washers, a "male" hose adapter fitting to screw the hose bib onto inside the barrel, a piece of window screening large enough to cover any holes at the top of the barrel, some hose, and a few other hose fittings if you're going to connect barrels together for more water storage.
Ears broke off when the boat got to the street, thankfully before it broke the hose bib. When I came home from fishing, hose was still in the road.
Water pressure in the line drops the farther it is from the hose bib. For greatest efficiency when using 1/4-inch tubing, don't use more than 50 feet in one circuit with a maximum of 15 gallons per hour of emitter output.
Water samples from the reverse-osmosis units and portable water and ice dispensers were not available at the time of investigation, but samples were taken from the ice machine and a hose bib connected to the municipal water supply in the golf cart garage.
Water feature - although roof gardens often have a hose bib for outdoor access to water for plant maintenance, many new loft gardens now include strong water features like streams, waterfalls and fountains.
The Building Depatment also needs to be notified that a compactor is going to be installed in a legal refuse room with sprinklers, a floor drain, hose bib, a fire rating of three hours, and proper electrical and plumbing work.