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fire hydrant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfire hydrantˈfire ˌhydrant noun [countable]  TTRa water pipe in a street used to get water to stop fires burning
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fire hydrantIn 1906, a fire hydrant saved the city.It was as if a fire hydrant burst directly upon a group of thirsty street urchins.She was built like a fire hydrant.At the same time I started approvals to move a fire hydrant, which is even more critical.The water poured from the sky as though a fire hydrant had been opened.Ideas flowed out of me like water out of a Brooklyn fire hydrant in the midst of a summer heat wave.Enter the hardware shop and buy the wrench, exit and walk over to the fire hydrant.
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