Definition of Hydrants
1. Noun. (plural of hydrant) ¹
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Definition of Hydrants
1. hydrant [n] - See also: hydrant
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Literary usage of Hydrants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1903)
"A provision in a contract between a municipality and a water company for hydrants that 61 LRA the company shall furnish sufficient 6-Inch pipes and connect ..."
2. Sanitation of Public Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1907)
"Ordinary water mains, supplying outside fire hydrants, should not be less than 6 inches in ... The branches to single fire hydrants should be 4 inches, ..."
3. Conveyance and Distribution of Water for Water Supply: Aqueducts, Pipe-lines by Edward Wegmann (1918)
"hydrants, connected by means of branch-pipes with the water mains, ... post-hydrants and flush- hydrants. The former project 2 or 3 ft. above the side-walk, ..."
4. Ancient and Modern Engineering and the Isthmian Canal by William Hubert Burr (1902)
"In such cases the pressures in pipes at the hydrants should range from 60 to 100 pounds. 209. ... Fire-hydrants must be placed usually at street corners ..."
5. The Insurance Year Book by Spectator insurance yearbook (1882)
"CLINTON—Population, icoo; i hand engine; i hook and ladder truck ; I hose carriage ; poor hose ; waler works, I reservoir, 4 hydrants ; \o!unteer fire ..."
6. Municipal and Private Operation of Public Utilities: Report to the National by National Civic Federation (1907)
"Tests of 593 hydrants in well-scattered groups were made by National ... Groups were arranged to embrace six hydrants which would naturally be used in case ..."
7. Inspection of the Materials and Workmanship Employed in Construction: A by Austin Thomas Byrne (1898)
"The back-filling, etc. , is carried out in the same manner as previously described under Cast-iron Pipe, page 359. Valves and hydrants. ..."
8. Public Water-supplies: Requirements, Resources, and the Construction of Works by Frederick Eugene Turneaure, Harry Luman Russell, Daniel Webster Mead (1908)
"Location of hydrants.—Fire-hydrants must be sufficiently numerous and so located as to meet the requirements regarding number and size of fire-streams set ..."