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noun 
  1. A valve, tap or faucet which regulates the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe.
  2. 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'arríªt
  • German: Absperrhahn
  • Italian: rubinetto di arresto
  • Spanish: llave de cierre
Etymology: From stop + cock.


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