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faucet

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːsət; ˈfɔːsɪt/

Translation of faucet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) llave (feminine) or (Spain/España) grifo (masculine) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) canilla (feminine) or (Peru/Perú) caño (masculine) or (Central America/América Central) (Venezuela) chorro (masculine) or (Central America/América Central) paja (feminine) to turn the faucet on/off abrir*/cerrar* la llave ( or el grifo etc) to leave the faucets running dejar las llaves abiertas ( or los grifos abiertos etc)
    Example sentences
    • The 2 main faucet types most commonly used are compression faucets and mixing faucets.
    • This is also the time to shut off outdoor faucets and install freeze-proof faucet covers as needed.
    • Cover outside faucets using a faucet insulation kit available at home centers.

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