Complete Definition of "stopcock"

English
wikipedia
Etymology
From stop + cock.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËstÉpkÉk/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A valve, tap or faucet which regulates the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe.
  2. UK A main shutoff for water to a home from a municipal supply. Usually these valves exist in pairs, on outside the property boundary and one inside the property boundary.

Translations

French: robinet d'arrêt m
German: Absperrhahn m
mid
Italian: rubinetto di arresto m
Spanish: llave de cierre f

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