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See definition of stopcock on Dictionary.com
  • as intap
  • as infaucet

synonyms for stopcock

  • spigot
  • valve
  • cock
  • egress
  • hydrant
  • nozzle
  • petcock
  • spout
  • bibcock
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How to use stopcock in a sentence

He is just as ignorant of a stopcock, and surely it would be difficult for him to understand the burning of the gas.
AMERICAN INVENTIONS AND INVENTORSWILLIAM A. MOWRY
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 patient seats herself on the edge of a chair over a basin, introduces the tube, and turns the stopcock.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
It is best to use this form with a glass stopcock, or with an india-rubber tube and clip, after the manner of a Mohr's burette.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The standard solution must be put in a burette with a glass stopcock, as it attacks india-rubber.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
When the tanning is completed, the upper stopcock is closed, and the under is opened to run off the liquor.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The horizontal straight end of the nozzle tube should be shut by screwing a stopcock air-tight into it.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Let a large vein, cleanly dissected, be attached at one end to the stopcock of a vessel containing pure water.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
To light the top burners, strike the match, turn on the stopcock, and touch the match to the gas when it is flowing well.
FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENTHELEN KINNE
The important point in managing a gas stove is to keep the stopcock turned so that the flame is low.
FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENTHELEN KINNE
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WORDS RELATED TO STOPCOCK

  • bibb
  • bibcock
  • hydrant
  • nozzle
  • spout
  • stopcock
  • tap
  • valve
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