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Meaning of FAUCET

Pronunciation:  'fosit

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

FAUCET is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: cock, grip, handgrip, handle, hold, hydrant, mixing faucet, regulator, spigot, stopcock, tap, turncock, water faucet, water tap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fau"cet\, n. [F. fausset, perh. fr. L. fauces throat.]
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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a faucet in your dream means how you control your emotions and which ones you allow to be expressed. It may also be indicative of sadness and depression. Seeing a leaky faucet in your dream, represents sexual issues and problems.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ball cock, ball valve, bung, bunghole, check valve, cock, cork, drain cock, draw cock, gate, hydrant, lid, needle valve, peg, petcock, pin, plug, sea cock, spigot, spike, spile, spill, stop, stopcock, stopgap, stopper, stopple, tap, valve, valvula, valvule