Thesaurus / stopcock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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When the outer door was open, I opened the stopcock and shut the door.
SPACE TUGMURRAY LEINSTER
To light the top burners, strike the match, turn on the stopcock, and touch the match to the gas when it is flowing well.
The plug is now inserted in the stopcock, and turned with a gentle pressure.
A long india-rubber tube is attached to the bottom of the jar, ending in a metallic tube, and furnished with a stopcock.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
The outlet from this chamber is by a brass bent tube having a stopcock attached thereto.
VISUAL SIGNALINGSIGNAL CORPS UNITED STATES ARMY
This movement can be utilized by means of simple mechanical arrangements, to open or close the stopcock of a gas supply pipe.
The engineer turned a stopcock as they were passing the engine, and Anna screamed while Ivan nearly dropped the big trunk.
A stopcock was here provided so that he could turn the water on or off, as he desired.
THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BOYA. RUSSELL (ALEXANDER RUSSELL) BOND
As long as the stopcock is closed the water cannot rise in the inner tube.
He then took a globe of copper fitted with pump and stopcock, and discovered that he could pump out air as well as water.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.