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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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faucetfau‧cet /ˈfɔːsɪt $ ˈfɒː-/ ●●○ noun [countable] American English  tap.jpg Tthe thing that you turn on and off to control the flow of water from a pipe syn tap British English
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faucetI let myself out through the side gate and washed my fingers off on a faucet beside the Boston ferns.He did both faucets outside and all my antennas.How could he make warm water run from faucets?Along one wall is a row of faucets for washing, with drains in the sloping tiled floors.I turn on some faucets and water flows into the dishwasher.At first the water evaporated as soon as it left the faucet, turning into red steam when it hit your body.Shut off the faucet with its knee control.Since my first days in the Congress, I have supported efforts to turn off the faucet of big-money campaign contributions.
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