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spigot

1. a stopper for the vent hole of a cask
2. a tap, usually of wood, fitted to a cask
3. a US name for tap
4. a short cylindrical projection on one component designed to fit into a hole on another, esp the male part of a joint (spigot and socket joint) between two pipes

spigot

spigot, 2
1. A faucet.
2. The end of a pipe that fits into a bell, 2.
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Although our investigation did not find spigot or toilet use to be a statistically significant risk factor for illness, detection of norovirus from swabs of spigot and outhouse surfaces supports the hypothesis that viral transmission might still have occurred through contact with these commonly touched contaminated surfaces.
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse was unable to offer an explanation for why the spigot had been left on the track, having spoken to each member of his groundstaff.
Thread the metal and rubber washers on the spigot and attach with the hose clamp and sealant.
The Winter Spigot Cover will provide thorough protection of spigots during winter.
Simply hang the Spigot Hook on your garden tap and it is ready to store your hose.
Glenora president Gene Pierce invested in a special machine that holds the pouches, removes the spigots, fills the containers and replaces the spigots.
Water officials said the housing complex is at the end of the town's water distribution system, and the spigot is the most remote one in the complex.
In examining those structures, we found that the striated texture of the small trichobothrial hood, plus the presence of PMS paracribellar spigots and PLS modified spigot (amaurobiid PLS spigot of Wang 2000), are unique and define Amaurobius (the type genus of the family) and related genera including, at least, Callobius Chamberlin 1947, Pimus Chamberlin 1947 and Taira Lehtinen 1967.
With instruments to measure his altitude and speed, a global positioning system device in his pocket, and about four plastic bags holding five gallons of water each to act as ballast - he could turn a spigot, release water and rise - Couch headed into the Oregon sky.
Key features include separate heater and pump switches, a filter system, a flexible spigot and flow-through brush and a stainless-steel work shelf.
Two points in your article: There is always hope when the money spigot is turned on as far as the politicians are concerned.
The historic rise in the price of nearly every commodity--metals, oil, soybeans, you name it--has turned on the money spigot.