noun \ˈstäp-ˌkäk\

: a device used for controlling or stopping the flow of a liquid or gas through a pipe

Full Definition of STOPCOCK

:  a cock for stopping or regulating flow (as through a pipe)

Examples of STOPCOCK

  1. <a mechanical engineer who designs industrial valves and stopcocks>

First Known Use of STOPCOCK


Related to STOPCOCK

cock, gate, spigot, faucet, tap, valve


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