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English definition of “ballcock”


noun [C] uk   /ˈbɔːl.kɒk/ us    /ˈbɑːl.kɑːk/
a device in a water tank that controls the level of water, consisting of a floating ball attached to a rodPlumbing and pipes and sewage
(Definition of ballcock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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