drain-trap

drain-trap
drainˈ-trap noun
A contrivance for preventing the escape of foul air from drains, while admitting water to them
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  • Trap — Trap, v. t. [AS. treppan. See {Trap} a snare.] [1913 Webster] 1. To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap. I trapped the foe. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To provide with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trap — Trap, n. [OE. trappe, AS. treppe; akin to OD. trappe, OHG. trapo; probably fr. the root of E. tramp, as that which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which perhaps influenced the English word.] 1. A machine or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trap stairs — Trap Trap, n. [OE. trappe, AS. treppe; akin to OD. trappe, OHG. trapo; probably fr. the root of E. tramp, as that which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which perhaps influenced the English word.] 1. A machine or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trap tree — Trap Trap, n. [OE. trappe, AS. treppe; akin to OD. trappe, OHG. trapo; probably fr. the root of E. tramp, as that which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which perhaps influenced the English word.] 1. A machine or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Trap — A trap is a device or tactic intended to harm, capture, detect, or inconvenience a human or animal intruder, or animal pest or game. Traps may be physical objects, such as cages or snares, or metaphorical concepts. Physical trapsExamples of… …   Wikipedia

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