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hydrantnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhaɪ.drənt/ us   /ˈhaɪ.drənt/
a vertical pipe, usually at the side of the road, that is connected to the main water system of a town and can supply water, especially for dealing with fires: a fire hydrant
(Definition of hydrant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hydrantnoun [C]

us   /ˈhɑɪ·drənt/
short form ofFIRE HYDRANT
(Definition of hydrant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hydrant”
in Vietnamese họng nước…
in Spanish boca de riego…
in Malaysian pili bomba…
in Thai หัวต่อท่อประปาสาธารณะที่อยู่ข้างถนน…
in French bouche d’incendie…
in German der Hydrant…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消防栓…
in Russian гидрант…
in Turkish yangın vanası/musluğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消防栓…
in Indonesian hidran…
in Polish hydrant…
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