waste pipe

waste pipe
noun
a pipe through which liquid is carried away
Syn: ↑drain, ↑drainpipe
Derivationally related forms: ↑drain (for: ↑drain)
Hypernyms: ↑pipe, ↑pipage, ↑piping
Hyponyms:
culvert, ↑scupper, ↑sewer, ↑sewerage, ↑cloaca, ↑soil pipe, ↑trap

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noun
: a pipe for carrying off superfluous fluid : an escape pipe; specifically : an outlet pipe for carrying off liquid waste (as from a washbowl, bathtub, or sink)

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1. a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids.
2. Plumbing. a pipe for draining away the wastes of a building other than those from water closets. Cf. soil pipe.
[1505-15]

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waste pipe noun
A pipe for carrying off waste or surplus water
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Main Entry:waste

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waste pipe UK US noun [countable] [singular waste pipe plural waste pipes]
a pipe used for carrying used water and waste from a building
Thesaurus: plumbing and drainage systemshyponym

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waste pipe,
a pipe for carrying off wastewater, or other waste matter, from any plumbing fixture except toilets.

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n. a pipe carrying waste water, such as that from a sink, bathtub, or shower, to a drain

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ˈwaste pipe 7 [waste pipe waste pipes] noun
a pipe that carries used water from a sink, bath/ ↑bathtub or shower to a ↑drain

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Waste pipe — Waste Waste, a. [OE. wast, OF. wast, from L. vastus, influenced by the kindred German word; cf. OHG. wuosti, G. w[ u]st, OS. w?sti, D. woest, AS. w[=e]ste. Cf. {Vast}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waste pipe — waste ,pipe noun count a pipe used for carrying used water and waste from a building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • waste pipe — waste′ pipe n. bui a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids …   From formal English to slang

  • waste pipe — n. a pipe for carrying off waste water, sink drainage, excess steam, etc …   English World dictionary

  • waste pipe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms waste pipe : singular waste pipe plural waste pipes a pipe used for carrying used water and waste from a building …   English dictionary

  • waste pipe — pipe that carries waste liquids from a sink or bathtub …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waste pipe — 1. a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids. 2. Plumbing. a pipe for draining away the wastes of a building other than those from water closets. Cf. soil pipe. [1505 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • waste pipe — noun Date: circa 1512 a pipe for carrying off waste fluid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • waste pipe — noun a pipe that carries off liquid waste; a drain or drainpipe …   Wiktionary

  • waste pipe — noun a pipe carrying waste water, such as that from a sink or bath, to a drain …   English new terms dictionary

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