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Webster

English Word:

faucet


English Pronunciation:

fau•cet


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(French) fausset, perhaps from (Latin) fauces throat.


⇨Definition

1. A fixture for drawing a liquid, as water, molasses, oil, etc. from a pipe, cask, or other vessel, in such quantities as may be desired; -- called also tap, and cock. It consists of a tubular spout, stopped with a movable plug, spigot, valve, or slide.

2. The enlarged end of a section of pipe which receives the spigot end of the next section.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Middle English faucet, fawcett, from Old French fausset.


Synonyms:

tap, spigot


Noun:

faucet (plural faucets) (North America) An exposed plumbing fitting; a tap or spigot; a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.


Reference:

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