a small peg or plug for stopping the vent of a cask.
a peg or plug for stopping the passage of liquid in a faucet or cock.
a faucet or cock for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe or the like.
the end of a pipe that enters the enlarged end of another pipe to form a joint.
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How to use spigot in a sentence
In the meantime, founders Paul Davison and Rohan Seth are turning on the money spigot with a Creator Grant Program that will put some of their venture capital cash directly in Clubhouse influencers’ pockets.
Simply put, we’ve got the spigot on, filling up the tub, while the drain is partially plugged.
That is because having the approval to open a charter school is not required to turn on the spigot of federal money.How a soccer club won a $1.2 million grant from DeVos’s Education Department to open a charter school | Valerie Strauss | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
Turning off the spigot of political advertising is intended to limit the risk of sophisticated propaganda campaigns that could lead to more confusion or unrest.Five ways political groups are getting around ad bans | Tate Ryan-Mosley | November 3, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The extra water is nice to have on hand, and the spigot and catch make a great sink.
So saying, he rang the bell as if the house was his own, and desired spigot to show him the way to his servant.
He had corked three, but Jawleyford re-corked them, and spigot was now reproducing them to our friends.
spigot, at this moment entering to announce tea and coffee, was interrupted in his oration by Sponge demanding some brandy.
Represents a longitudinal section of a spigot and Faucet Pipe.A Practical Treatise on Gas-light | Fredrick Accum
spigot at last put an end to their efforts by announcing that 'tea and coffee were ready!'
British Dictionary definitions for spigot
a stopper for the vent hole of a cask
a tap, usually of wood, fitted to a cask
a US name for tap 2 (def. 1)
a short cylindrical projection on one component designed to fit into a hole on another, esp the male part of a joint (spigot and socket joint) between two pipes
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