What is another word for hydrant?

96 synonyms found


[ hˈa͡ɪdɹənt], [ hˈa‍ɪdɹənt], [ h_ˈaɪ_d_ɹ_ə_n_t]

A hydrant, also known as a fireplug or fire hydrant, is a stationary device used to provide water to firefighters during a fire emergency. Other synonyms for hydrant can include water point, standpipe, fire bib, or simply water outlet. In some areas, a yard hydrant or frost-free hydrant, is used for outdoor watering of gardens and crops. Additionally, a post indicator valve (PIV) or a valve box may be used in firefighting, which are also types of hydrants. Regardless of the name, these devices play an important role in firefighting, helping to quickly access water and extinguish flames before they become more dangerous.

How to use "Hydrant" in context?

A hydrant is a device used to supply water to a building. Hydrants are typically found near waterways and places where water is used for firefighting or other purposes. They are usually cylindrical and have one or more spigots at the top.

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