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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Regulator consisting of a small cock or faucet or valve for letting out air or releasing compression or draining.

Usage examples (23)
  • The heat touched off the Hi-Thrust which burst in a needle flame from the petcock.
  • Foyle opened the drainage petcock in the combustion chamber of the jet and tortuously filled the chamber with fuel by hand.
  • Drain gas from my bike's petcock into a 1 gallon ziploc bag. then pour from bag into Phil's tank, and voila! we make it to the next gas stop.
  • She set the kettle on the ground, knelt to search for the petcock, and only then turned on the flashlight, remembering as she always did when she saw its jabbing circle... for more
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