flushometer

noun
flush·​om·​e·​ter | \ ˌfləˈshämətə(r) \

Definition of flushometer

: a valve for flushing toilets or urinals by operation of a handle that discharges a definite quantity of water under pressure directly into the fixture

called also flush valve

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History and Etymology for flushometer

from Flushometer, a trademark

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“Flushometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flushometer. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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