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FAUCET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does faucet mean? 

FAUCET (noun)
  The noun FAUCET has 1 sense:

1. a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

  Familiarity information: FAUCET used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FAUCET (noun)


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Meaning:

A regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

faucet; spigot

Hypernyms ("faucet" is a kind of...):

regulator (any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.)

Meronyms (parts of "faucet"):

grip; handgrip; handle; hold (the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "faucet"):

mixing faucet (single faucet for separate hot and cold water pipes)

cock; stopcock; turncock (faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid)

hydrant; tap; water faucet; water tap (a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask)


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