- an outlet from a water main, usually consisting of an upright pipe with a valve attached, from which water can be tapped for fighting fires
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
hy•drant /ˈhaɪdrənt/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- an upright pipe with a spout or nozzle for drawing water from a water main, esp. for fighting fires.
hy•drant (hī′drənt),USA pronunciation n.
- an upright pipe with a spout, nozzle, or other outlet, usually in the street, for drawing water from a main or service pipe, esp. for fighting fires.
- a water faucet.
- hydr-1 + -ant 1800–10, American.
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hydrant /ˈhaɪdrənt/ n
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