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1. faucet

noun. ['ˈfɔsət'] a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.

Synonyms

  • water faucet
  • mixing faucet
  • regulator
  • cock
  • grip
  • handgrip
  • turncock
  • hydrant
  • water tap
  • spigot
  • hold
  • handle
  • stopcock

Antonyms

  • ride
  • bore
  • employer
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • faucet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fausset (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Faucet

  • cassatt
  • cohasset
  • complicit
  • corset
  • cosset
  • deficit
  • dulcet
  • dusett
  • exit
  • explicit
  • explicite
  • facet
  • illicit
  • implicit
  • knesset
  • knesset
  • knesset
  • lancet
  • missett
  • multifacet

Example sentences of the word faucet


1. Noun, singular or mass
The goal for a faucet is to direct water to the middle of the sink area.

2. Adjective
Tape off any areas you do not want painted, such as metal trim or faucet handles.

Quotes containing the word faucet


1. Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
- Louis L'Amour

2. I bought a faucet, but water wasn’t included. That’s like when you buy my love—it’s dirty and used, but soap isn’t included.
- Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

3. The wind may be invisible, but it’s colored by memories of you, as you gently blew into my life, adding motion and emotion to my still-beating heart. I feel you here with me, even though I'm all alone. Time is only measured now by then seconds since you've gone, and losing you is as painful as running a faucet on a bloody wound.-Jarod Kintz and Crystal Woods
- Jarod Kintz, liQUID PROse QUOtes

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