as in valve
a fixture for controlling the flow of a liquid a mechanical engineer who designs industrial valves and stopcocks

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“Stopcock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stopcock. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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