Hydrant in a sentence

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Definition of Hydrant

  • A discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks; a water plug.
  • a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
  • a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

How to use hydrant in a sentence. Hydrant pronunciation.

Every move had been planned out by the fire-strategists, even down to the hydrants that the engines should take at a given fire.
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He found a wrench, and together he and Lane went from hydrant to hydrant, turning on the cocks.
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The companies were quarreling as to which, under the rules of the department, should have the position of honor close to the hydrant!
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I'll be hanged if it isn't the Stacey store again," shouted the man next me on the engine as the horses lunged up the avenue and stopped at the allotted hydrant.
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He put him down on the brick sidewalk, and unfastened his little shirt, and left me to watch him, while he held his hands under a leak in a hose that was fastened to a hydrant near us.
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The ground is always damp around the hydrant; I guess she'll manage to please her new tenants.
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On this "the young men amongst us ran to get water, some to the well and others to the clock"-probably the sole occasion on which a clock served as a fire hydrant.
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A piece of cold bread and a glass of water from the hydrant.
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The hydrant was the only water supply for the six hundred people whose houses touched the alley.
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While hosemen fastened a line to a hydrant, and nozzlemen dragged the lengths in through the wide-open front door, the chief ran ahead of them.
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Peter had backed the car up to the gasoline hydrant at the corner of the building and was waiting for some one to replenish his tank.
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Water, n. Associated Words: aquatic, aquarium, aqueduct, alluvial, alluvion, affusion, aquapuncture, alluvium, diluvium, anhydrous, enhydrous, amphibious, amphibian, aquiferous, aquiform, aquiparous, buoy, coffer, cofferdam, debacle, cataclysm, dehydrate, dehydration, irrigation, diluvian, douche, glairin, baregin, hydragogue, hydrant, hydrate, hydration, hydrated, hydraulicon, hydrodynamics, hydroextractor, hydrogen, oxygen, hydrognosy, hydrographer, hydrography, hydrologist, reservoir, hydrolysis, hydromania, hydromaniac, hydraulic, hydromancy, hydromechanics, hydrometry, hydrophanous, hygrophilous, hydrorrhea, hydroscope, hydrostatic, hydrofuge, hydrostatics, hydrotic, hydrotherapeutics, hydrous, siphon, seepage, philhydrous, sluice, turbine, hydraulics, current, undertow. water, n. lymph; serum. water-bearer, n. Aquarius.
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There are boxes with hydrant and valve in each room and a system of break glass fire alarms with a drop indicator box in the chartroom and also one in the engine-room to notify in case of any outbreak.
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Examples of Hydrant

Example #1
Already several floors were aflame, the windows glowing like open- hearth furnaces, the glass bulging and cracking and the flames licking upward and shooting out in long streamers.
Example #2
It was like a war game.
Example #3
The first five or six gave only a faint spurt and ceased to flow.
Example #4
The next fireman, however, woke up; Lane managed to get him enthusiastic.
Example #5
Lane settled that question of etiquette with speed and force.
Example #6
But they had not yet coupled the hose up.