Spigot vs. Stopcock

Spigot vs. Stopcock — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Spigot and Stopcock

Spigotnoun

A faucet. See Note at andiron.

Stopcocknoun

A valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a pipe; a faucet.

Spigotnoun

A wooden faucet placed in the bunghole of a cask.

Stopcocknoun

A valve, tap or faucet which regulates the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe.

Spigotnoun

The male end of a segment of pipe.

Stopcocknoun

(British) A main shutoff for water to a home from a municipal supply. Usually these valves exist in pairs, one outside the property boundary and one inside the property boundary.

If you have a burst pipe turn the water off at the stopcock.

Spigotnoun

A pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask

Stopcocknoun

faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

Spigotnoun

The plug of a faucet or cock.

Spigotnoun

(Appalachian) A faucet.

Spigotnoun

a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

Spigotnoun

a plug for a bunghole in a cask