faucet

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A faucet.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English faucet, fawcett, borrowed from Old French fausset, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Late Latin falsāre or from a diminutive of Latin faux, faucēs (throat).

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faucet (plural faucets)

  1. (Canada, US) An exposed plumbing fitting; a tap or spigot; a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.
    • 2020, Brandon Taylor, Real Life, Daunt Books Originals, page 80:
      Wallace beats his palm against the reluctant handle of the faucet until it gives way, and the water comes out too hard, too fast.
  2. (game development) One or several systems that inject currency into the game's economy, thus controlling or preventing inflation
    Antonym: sink

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French fausset, perhaps from Latin faux (throat).

Noun[edit]

faucet

  1. faucet

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  • English: faucet