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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ball′ cock`(n.)

  1. a device for regulating water in a tank, consisting of a valve connected to a floating ball that by its rise or fall shuts or opens the valve.

    Category: Building Trades, Hydraulogy

Origin of ball cock:

1780–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballcock, ball cock(noun)

    floating ball that controls level in a water tank

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