plural of hydrant
as in pipes
a discharge faucet at which water may be drawn from a water main (as for fighting fires) The work of the firefighters was made more difficult by the absence of hydrants in the neighborhood.

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“Hydrants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hydrants. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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