Definitions

cock'aded

Cock

[kok]
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Cock may refer to:

  • Rooster, a male chicken
  • In ornithology, the male of any bird
  • Cock, a colloquial word for a penis
  • Cock of the year/school/estate, A term used in the north of England to denote the best fighter in a defined area

In valves:

  • A type of tap, faucet or valve
  • Steam cock, a drain valve on a steam engine cylinder
  • Bibcock, a small type of valve
  • Sample cock, a small valve fitted in breweries and other process industries to check the product during manufacture
  • Stopcock, a valve used to restrict or isolate the flow of a liquid or gas through a pipe
  • Petcock, a small valve, primarily for draining liquid or releasing pressure from a vessel
  • Ballcock, a mechanism for filling water tanks

In clocks:

  • A part of a clock or watch used to support an outrigger bearing for a gear or lever
  • Balance cock, supports the balance wheel in a watch
  • Fly cock, supports the fly on a bracket clock
  • Back cock, supports the pendulum and pallet arbor

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