Definition of fire hydrant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


fire hydrant

BrE BrE//ˈfaɪə haɪdrənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪər haɪdrənt//
(also hydrant) Features of roads
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a pipe in the street through which water can be sent using a pump in order to put out fires or to clean the streets See related entries: Features of roads
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fire hydrant