fire hose

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fire hose

A strong, heavy stream of something. When I defended my dissertation, it felt like the questions were coming at me like a fire hose.
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The Prime Minister and the Ministers are running around as firefighters and try put off the fire with TV cameras instead of fire-hose.
As for the fire-hose, it recalls an earlier piece of Ward's that was installed in a disused Harlem fire-house, a building, the artist has said, that constitutes an affirmation of life.
Reliance on existing data transmission systems is like forcing enough information to fill a fire-hose, through a few hundred straws.
The CIPD Grand Prix award went to TMP and London Fire Brigade for their recruitment ad using a fire-hose in the shape of the well-known AIDS awareness symbol together with copy reading, "To help fight AIDS call.
Advertisers have concluded that computer desktops are fire-hoses through which ads can be spewed.