What does hydrant mean?

Definitions for hydrantˈhaɪ drənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hydrant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water faucet, water tap, tap, hydrant(noun)

    a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

  2. hydrant(noun)

    a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks


  1. hydrant(Noun)

    An outlet from a liquid/fluid main often consisting of an upright pipe with a valve attached from which fluid (e.g. water or fuel) can be tapped.

  2. Origin: An irregular formation: .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hydrant(noun)

    a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks; a water plug

  2. Origin: [Gr. to irrigate, fr. "y`dwr water. See Hydra.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hydrant

    hī′drant, n. a machine for discharging water: a water-plug. [Gr. hydōr, water.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    From Grk. _hudros_, water, and Eng. _ante_, to give up. Something that gives up water. (A good synonym for Dipsomaniac).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hydrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hydrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cedric Richmond:

    It's like drinking through a fire hydrant.

  2. Unknown:

    Some days you're the dog, and some days you're the hydrant.

  3. Steven Wright:

    I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place.

Images & Illustrations of hydrant

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