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  1. fireplug, fire hydrant, plugnoun

    an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire


  1. fireplugnoun

    an upright hydrant that can supply large volumes of water to use in fighting a fire. They are commonly placed at intervals at the street edge of a sidewalk for convenience in suppressing fires in towns.


  1. fireplugnoun

    A fire hydrant.

    Etymology: referring to the system used prior to fire hydrants, in which a large plug was placed into a hole in the water main, then covered with a barrel. The plug was removed when water was needed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireplug in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireplug in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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