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“hydrant” in British English

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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)

“hydrant” in American English

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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)