Examples of spigot in a Sentence
the spigot on a beer keg
Hook the hose up to the spigot behind the house.
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In addition to the new trees and bubbler irrigation spigots installed for each one, the conservancy is surveying the park’s entire tree inventory and geocoding each tree with location, species and carbon sequestration data.
When the mirror was finally delivered in 2012, the funding spigot was turned back on.
Congressional Republicans want to restrict that spigot by tying future funding to measures of inflation -- measures the medical profession says do not reflect the realities of healthcare costs.
Thanks to the large spigots, which allow the silk to be expelled, this means the ground spiders can eject dense layers of the gluey substance at high speeds towards potential victims.
The 20-year-old Bel Air resident wet down his baseball cap at a spigot and clapped it back on his heat in an effort to beat the heat.
Suddenly, no one returned his calls, and the cash spigots dried up.
The deal is aimed at bolstering petroleum prices, which have remained relatively flat as U.S. shale oil producers turned on the spigot to make up for reduced OPEC output.
As the snow melts, the spigots have been turned on, so to speak, at the famous Nevada, Yosemite, and Bridalveil Falls, and new, unnamed waterfalls have been created at previously dry spots around the park.
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Origin and Etymology of spigot
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SPIGOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spigot for English Language Learners
: a device that controls the flow of liquid from a large container
; especially : an outdoor faucet
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