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Definition of stopcock

What is the definition of "stopcock"?
  • noun
  • 1. A valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a pipe; a faucet.


Use "stopcock" in a sentence
  • "When at last a stopcock is opened, and the compressed air is allowed to escape suddenly, the upward pressure from within is removed and the cylinder, by its own weight, forces itself deeply into the sand."

    "I'm a better listener than I am storyteller, but at home I have a stopcock to control who dips into my well."

    "It was wired to the cap nut on the tank, and included a pressure gauge, stopcock, and the necessary threaded fittings for attachment."

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