Hydrant meaning

hīdrənt
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A large discharge pipe with a valve for drawing water from a water main; specif., a fireplug.
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A fire hydrant.
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(dial.) A faucet.
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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.
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Origin of hydrant

  • An irregular formation: hydr- +‎ -ant.

    From Wiktionary