any device for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe or the like by opening or closing an orifice; tap; cock.
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How to use faucet in a sentence
The faucet monitors your water usage and can detect leaks, too.
For a 1% annual fee based on the purchase price, Pacaso will handle all the annoying details of managing a property from afar, from paying the utilities to finding a plumber to come fix a leaky faucet.Want a second home during COVID? These Zillow vets have invented a radically less expensive way to buy one | Lee Clifford | October 4, 2020 | Fortune
Not sure whether it’s a focus thing, or simply that the Heat change defenses a lot midgame, which might turn the faucet on or off for the opponent.The Keys To Winning The NBA Finals For The Lakers And Heat | Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org) | September 30, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
All else being equal, this occasional leaky faucet of carbon would have created a slight deficit in the energy available to life in the past.
Sometimes you just need a hand with dishes, but don’t have the space to set up with the kitchen faucet.
We learn about his various phobias—his fear of scary TV shows or the sound the bathroom faucet makes.Fear And Self-Loathing In Scandinavia: The Fiction Of Karl Ove Knausgaard | Ted Gioia | May 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Iranian threat, of course, is real, but its immediacy gets turned on and off by the Prime Minister like a faucet.
The chief drew the tumbler full twice from the faucet and gulped down the water.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
The hose coupling makes it easy to connect the motor directly to the water faucet.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
For racking the wine, we should have: 1st a large brass faucet.
When the faucet is closed, the gas supply is shut off and the burners are put out.Elements of Plumbing | Samuel Dibble
There shouldn't be an inch of water-pipe, nor a single faucet, that didn't have his critical inspection—and bill according!Dorothy | Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for faucet
a tap fitted to a barrel
US and Canadian a valve by which a fluid flow from a pipe can be controlled by opening and closing an orifice: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): tap
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