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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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This would arguably include the car wash spigots that have been available to owners for 30 years.
No association was identified between illness and exposure to hot springs; meals before, during, and after the trip; spigot or toilet use along the river; or rafting group size.
Having viewed recordings of the incident which took place in the fifth race on the first day of the meeting, including using Channel 4 footage, the disciplinary panel were concerned that the spigot was on the racing line and some of the field had to take evasive action to avoid it.
Once the gasket is deflected and the joint is sealed, a relatively small amount of force is required to continue inserting the spigot into the bell until the joint is assembled per instructions.
The inventor of the Winter Spigot Cover has also developed a prototype that has been utilized with success.
They are, according to AstraPouch president Dave Moynahan, multi-layered plastic, with a one-way spigot to keep oxygen out.
9, 27); ALS short, apex with 2 major ampullate gland spigots (MAP) and 41-55 piriform gland spigots (PI); PMS small, with 2 minor ampullate gland spigots (mAP), 2 aciniform gland spigots (AC), and 1-3 cylindrical gland spigots (CY); PLS second segment short, with approximately 6-17 aciniform gland spigots, and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (Figs.
Models are available to tilt drums forward for more drainage from standard spigots.
Difficulties with this type of system, included spigots that clogged and leaked, uneven flow rate, and the fact that it did not allow for complete removal of fluid from the drum.
Oil analysts see lots of wild cards in the deck: Mexico and Russia could open the spigots, while an expansion of the U.
And federal pipeline rules are so lax that, for instance, pipeline operators aren't even required to close their pipeline spigots when they find leaks.
Solution: The potable water hose spigots in the CPO head, crew's head, wardroom head and CO/XO head are capable of having a temporary hose (garden hose) attached to them.