Definition of hydrant
1 : a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from a water main (as for fighting fires) —called also fireplug
2 : faucet
Recent Examples of hydrant from the Web
Waukegan officials issued a community advisory on Friday that hydrant flushing starting next week might affect both water pressure and color in various areas of the city.
The store has piggy banks in the shape of cats and dogs, treat jars that look like fire hydrants and slippers with paw prints.
Woods had crashed into a fire hydrant and a tree while leaving his mansion in Windermere at about 2:25 a.m.
Unlike the fire hydrant collision that launched the first Great Tiger Crisis, Tiger is not morphing into an international laughingstock.
Woods crashes his SUV into a tree and a fire hydrant outside his Windermere, Florida, home.
Two to three minutes later, another Chicago Police unit saw the same vehicle — crashed into a fire hydrant.
So basically, in this scenario, the woman is a fire hydrant and the man is a urinating dog.
Alexandra’s blog, Pop Up Lunch, features bento-boxes that fold out into lap-trays and gadgets to transform fire-hydrants into tables.
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First Known Use of hydrant
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Definition of hydrant for Students
: a pipe with a spout through which water may be drawn a fire hydrant
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