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hydrant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydrant  \Hy"drant\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  to  irrigate,  fr  "y`dwr  water.  See 
  {Hydra}.] 
  A  discharge  pipe  with  a  valve  and  spout  at  which  water  may  be 
  drawn  from  the  mains  of  waterworks;  a  water  plug. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydrant 
  n  1:  a  fixture  for  drawing  water  from  a  pipe  or  cask  [syn:  {water 
  faucet},  {water  tap},  {tap},  {spigot}] 
  2:  a  pipe  with  a  valve  and  spout  at  which  water  may  be  drawn 
  from  the  mains  of  waterworks 




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