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faucet

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noun fau·cet \ˈfȯ-sət, ˈfä-\

Simple Definition of faucet

  • : a device that is used to control the flow of water from a pipe

Full Definition of faucet

  1. :  a fixture for drawing or regulating the flow of liquid especially from a pipe

Examples of faucet

  1. <don't forget to turn off the faucet>



Origin of faucet

Middle English, bung, faucet, from Middle French fausset bung, perhaps from fausser to damage, from Late Latin falsare to falsify, from Latin falsus false


First Known Use: 15th century

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Rhymes with faucet


FAUCET Defined for Kids

faucet

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noun fau·cet \ˈfȯ-sət\

Definition of faucet

  1. :  a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid (as from a pipe or cask)





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