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faucetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɔː.sɪt/  us   /ˈfɑː-/ US (UK tap)
B1 a ​device that ​controls the ​flow of ​liquid, ​especiallywater, from a ​pipe: the ​hot/​cold faucet Turn the faucet on/off.
(Definition of faucet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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faucetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɔ·sɪt, ˈfɑs·ət/ (also tap)
a ​device that ​controls the ​flow of ​liquid, esp. ​water, out of a ​pipe: We have a ​leaky faucet in the ​bathroomsink.
(Definition of faucet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “faucet”
in Korean 꼭지…
in Arabic صُنبور…
in Malaysian kepala paip…
in Russian водопроводный кран…
in Chinese (Traditional) (水)龍頭,閥門…
in Italian rubinetto…
in Turkish musluk…
in Polish kran…
in Spanish grifo…
in Vietnamese vòi…
in Portuguese torneira…
in Thai ก๊อกน้ำ…
in Catalan aixeta…
in Japanese 蛇口…
in Chinese (Simplified) (水)龙头,阀门…
in Indonesian keran air…
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