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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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I kicked the ballcock across the tiles in a show of anger.
High capacity ballcocks are also available that will allow the desired flow rate.
To achieve this, a portion of the ballcock must be above the water level to provide an air gap.
Repairs were carried out to the ceiling and walls of Michael McLaughlin's flat after a water tank ballcock jammed in his loft.
A toilet ballcock maybe, but I don't know anyone who's ever bought one of those so I can't verify that.
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.
The national anthem was a version of Colonel Bogey, and King Richard's royal regalia included an orb made from a ballcock dipped in gold paint.
1910: Thomas Crapper, British plumber who patented the floating ballcock.
A police spokeswoman said: "He went upstairs with the victim and asked her to hold the ballcock in the toilet cistern while he went downstairs.
It was finding myself late last Wednesday night with a spanner poised over a broken ballcock that made me question the whole business of sexual equality.
5 GPM; 454 EA ball flush; 5 EA handles, chrome finish; 324 EA ballcock, fluidmaster 400LS pro; 171 EA connector, flexible stainless steel; 24 EA seal; 259 EA bolts; 6 EA bowl; 20 Pair cap gasket.