from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An upright pipe with a nozzle or spout for drawing water from a water main.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun an upright hydrant that can supply large volumes of water to use in fighting a fire. They are commonly placed at intervals at the street edge of a sidewalk, spaced for convenience in suppressing fires in towns.
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- noun firefighting A device used by
firefightersto obtain water from the main supply, consisting of a barrel, connections for hose and a valve assembly.
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- noun an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
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From fire + hydrant.
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