stopcock


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stopcock

A valve to shut off flow of water or gas in a branch of the building distribution network.
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The DOCit device is intended to disinfect and clean syringe tips and male luer connectors, and the HubScrub device is intended to disinfect and clean needleless connectors and stopcocks.
If your pipes freeze: Turn water off at the main stopcock straight away and then wait for it to warm up or you can try and thaw the pipes with a hot water bottle.
Always very difficult, particularly if the stopcock is at floor level and the tap outside is one metre (3ft 3in) off the ground.
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The local council said there was a stopcock on a feeder pipe to a water main under the road, surrounded by concrete.
The pensioner let him inside the kitchen and told him where the stopcock was.
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A fault with either the stopcock or one of the pipes means the water is draining away.
Det Sgt Ian Richings said Annie turned off the stopcock in her kitchen, went into the cupboard and tried to flatten the leaking pipe by hitting it.
Find out where the main stopcock is and make sure that you can turn it on and off.
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I couldn't find the stopcock so when I took the element out, gallons of water rushed out.