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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhydranthy‧drant /ˈhaɪdrənt/ noun [countable]  TTRFIREa fire hydrant
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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.Enter the hardware shop and buy the wrench, exit and walk over to the fire hydrant.In towns, there are generally hydrants on the water mains or a pressure supply for sprinkler devices.Water had to be ferried from the nearest hydrant using a bowser.Meanwhile, only a dribble of money finds its way into the provision of hydrants.The limit is the size of the hose, not how much the hydrant can deliver.
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