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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Remove coupling nut and locknut from shank of ballcock.
"You shouldn't have to gently caress the ballcock to stop it flushing."
High capacity ballcocks are also available that will allow the desired flow rate.
This system is simpler than a ballcock valve because it does not need a ball float or float rod.
One girl seemed to have a high succes rate, but don't these guys get wise when after a couple of drinks she starts bringing up her coving and her dodgy ballcock?
Repairs were carried out to the ceiling and walls of Michael McLaughlin's flat after a water tank ballcock jammed in his loft.
Tenders are invited for Ballcock With Epoxy Coated Alluminium Rod And H.D.Ball 15 Mm.Cat.No.151 Make : Prayad Or Similar
Then a stick with a balloonlike object on the end - it's a ballcock, honestly - regulates water filling a porcelain tank above the bowl, ensuring it stops at a precise level.
A toilet ballcock maybe, but I don't know anyone who's ever bought one of those so I can't verify that.
Just wandering around the 38 small gardens created for TV at Barnsdale in Leicester, you can feel Geoff Hamilton's presence, as areas are teeming with plants along with substitutes for expensive accessories (including a circular finial made from a toilet ballcock - but you'd never know - sitting on top of a pretty, home-made obelisk).
It's a myth that he invented the flushing toilet, but he did patent the floating ballcock and he was a dab hand with manhole covers.
He improved and modernised lavatories, devised the ballcock, and, after receiving several royal warrants, became flushed with success.