from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fire hydrant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An outlet from a liquid/fluid main often consisting of an upright pipe with a valve attached from which fluid (e.g. water or fuel) can be tapped.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks; a water plug.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus for drawing water directly from a main (particularly from a main in a street), consisting of a hollow cylinder provided with one or more nozles to which hose may be attached, or with a spout, or the like, and usually with a valve and pipe for the escape of the excess of water, in order to guard against freezing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
- n. a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
An irregular formation: hydr- + -ant. (Wiktionary)