faucet faucet  /ˈfɔ sət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir

Usage(s):

  1. So Delta developed the Brizo bath faucet, which uses lighting to change the water color depending on the temperature; it prevents children and the elderly from accidental scalding.
  2. Buy a non-disposable water bottle and fill it courtesy of a friendly server at an airport restaurant, or at a water fountain or bathroom faucet.
  3. Foul-smelling water mixed with coal had been running from Kenny Stroud's faucet for more than a decade before clean tap water was finally provided by the city of Rawl, West Virginia.

News

  1. Water Wars: Who Controls The Flow?

    So often, we take water for granted. We turn on the faucet and there it is. We assume it's our right in America to have water. And yet, water is a resource. It's not always where we need it, or there when we need it. Rivers don't follow political boundaries they flow through states and over...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  2. Polaneczky: Don't want to miss Reptar at AthFest

    "Body Faucet" by Reptar (Lucky Number, April 2012)Named after the fictional character in Nickelodeon's kids show, "Rugrats," Reptar is just as playful and bright as their name might imply, creating energetic island-pop melodies on banging pianos, shimmery guitars and rattlingdrums. Their debut album, "Body Faucet," produced by Ben H. Allen (Animal Collective, Deerhunter, Washed Out) is an ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

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    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

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