A stopcock is a valve used to restrict or isolate the flow of a liquid or gas through a pipe. In Great Britain a stopcock, not to be confused with a gate valve or a DiCiaccio branch, is used to prevent flow of water into a domestic water system. There are usually two stopcocks for a home. One is us...
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[n] - faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
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Main tap for turning off the mains water or gas.
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More commonly called a Stop Valve. A valve that is used for regulating water flow.
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Stop'cock` noun 1. A bib, faucet, or short pipe, fitted with a turning stopper or plug for permitting or restraining the flow of a liquid or gas; a cock or valve for checking or regulating the flow of water, gas, etc., through or from a pipe, etc. ...
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cock noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
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(stop´kok) a valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a tube.
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• (n.) A bib, faucet, or short pipe, fitted with a turning stopper or plug for permitting or restraining the flow of a liquid or gas; a cock or valve for checking or regulating the flow of water, gas, etc., through or from a pipe, etc. • (n.) The turning plug, stopper, or spigot of a fauce...
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1) Cock 2) Faucet 3) Turncock
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