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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used with object) : He cocked his bat and waited for the pitch
  • Close the stopcock and let the pressure rise to 15-20 pounds.
  • Tom tried to shut off the flow, but the stopcock would not turn.
  • As long as the stopcock is closed the water cannot rise in the inner tube. for more
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