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- another term for bibcock
- ‘Wall mounted individual taps are called bib taps and taps fixed to the basin itself are called pillar taps.’
- ‘A thermal insulator is used between the bib tap and standpipe body and the pipes are covered with polyethylene insulation.’
- ‘Timeless design and finish of bib taps make them a most sought after bathroom fitting.’
- ‘High neck bib taps also add that authentic touch in a more traditional setting, particularly in an unfitted, modular kitchen which emulates the look of a bygone era.’
- ‘A solid brass bib tap is being used with a Hepworth push fit wall plate elbow.’
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