Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- an elevated tank used for water storage and for maintaining equalized pressure on a water system
- ☆ a firefighting apparatus that can be used to lift high-pressure hoses and nozzles to great heights
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A standpipe or elevated tank used as a reservoir or for maintaining equal pressure in a water system.
- A firefighting apparatus for lifting hoses to the upper levels of a tall structure.