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Noun stopcock has 1 sense
  1. stopcock, cock, turncock - faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    --1 is a kind of faucet

Definitions from the Web


A stopcock refers to a valve or tap used to regulate the flow of fluid in a pipe or vessel. It typically consists of a movable plug that controls the passage of the fluid.

Usage Examples:


  1. The plumber installed a stopcock to control the water flow in the pipe.
  2. Be careful when turning the stopcock to avoid sudden changes in water pressure.
  3. The laboratory technician adjusted the stopcock to regulate the flow of chemicals.

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