hydrant

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhaɪdrənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhaɪdrənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hīdrənt)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
hy•drant /ˈhaɪdrənt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. an upright pipe with a spout or nozzle for drawing water from a water main, esp. for fighting fires.
See -hydr-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
hy•drant  (hīdrənt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. 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.
  2. a water faucet.
  • hydr-1 + -ant 1800–10, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
hydrant /ˈhaɪdrənt/ n
  1. 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
Etymology: 19th Century: from hydro- + -ant
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