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Definition of Hydrant


  1. A discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks; a water plug.

Hydrant Quotations

Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
Mitchell Kapor

I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place.
Steven Wright

It was a very intense and stressful situation. There was playing in the Johnny-pump (an opened fire hydrant) and the ice-cream man coming around and all of these games that we'd play, and suddenly it would turn just violent and there would be shootings at 12 in the afternoon on any given day.

Once I was walking from The Mercer in New York - because otherwise I don't walk anywhere - and this woman paparazzo who was following me fell over a fire hydrant and her whole tooth went through her lip. I leant over her, saying, 'Are you all right?' and she was still taking pictures.
Kate Moss

Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
Robert Frost
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Hydrant Translations

hydrant in Spanish is boca de riego
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