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FD

abbr.
1. fatal dose
2. fire department
3. focal distance

FD

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Fidei Defensor
[Latin: Defender of the Faith]

F.D.

1. Fidei Defensor.
2. fire department.
3. focal distance.
Translations

FD

A. N ABBR (US) =Fire Department
B. ABBR
1. (Brit) =Fidei DefensorDefensor m de la Fe
2. (Comm) =free delivered at dock
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We raised the floor on some 4-by-4s to give us room to install a floor drain between the tub bottom and our deck.
In a basement with only a floor drain and a laundry tub, for example, you can stick a test plug in the tub drain and install a "backwater" valve ($8) in the floor drain (Photo 1).
And when it's time for wash down, it prevents damming, allowing CIP solutions and wash water to reach the floor drain.
In 1951 Wiedemann worked in co-operation with the Milk Research Institute in Kiel to develop a bacteriologically faultless floor drain.
A floor drain also is no longer required because the system recycles chamber condensate.
In some bathrooms, air velocity inside the floor drain pipe approached 300 feet per minute, which, according to WHO, was "sufficiently energetic to deliver large quantities of droplets into the washroom from infected stool passing in the waste pipe (Tilgner et al.
The virus was spread when a bathroom exhaust fan drew the virus up through the traps in the floor drain, then sent it riding on invisible aerosol droplets to other parts of the building.
To recover spills while corrective action is being taken, the normal approach is to install sumps in the mill's floor drains equipped with pumps that start automatically on high conductivity, and pump the contents of the floor drain to either the weak black liquor storage tank or to the blow tank, depending on whether there is likely to be fiber present in the recovered liquor or not.
A spokesman for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency said the floor drain of the hangar should have been connected to a sanitary sewer for treating liquids, but this was disputed by United Airlines.
Flush out the system, preferably by draining the water heater if you can attach a garden hose to its drain faucet and discharge the hose into a floor drain (most codes no longer allow floor drains in basements) or outside.
According to the company's website, the drain cleaning deal is good for services like clogged drains; slow running toilet, sink or tub; floor drain problems; rotten odor from drain, sewer odor, roof drain problems, drain back up problems and other drainage issues affecting plumbing pipes and drains.
Feeling proud and confident, I dragged the garden hose into the house, connected it to the heater and ran it into the floor drain to empty the heater--just like the plumber had done.