U-bend


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U-bend

n
(Building) a U-shaped bend in a pipe or drain that traps water in the lower part of the U and prevents the escape of noxious fumes or vapours; trap
Translations

U-bend

[ˈjuːbend] N (Brit) → codo m, curva f en U

U-bend

n (in pipe) → U-Bogen m; (in road) → Haarnadelkurve f

U-bend

[ˈjuːˌbɛnd] n (in pipe) → gomito
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The residents decided to send everyone round the U-bend for World Toilet Day in November by declaring every loo in Dunscore as out of use.
Problems highlighted included ice being stored under the U-bend of a sink, issues surrounding a vacuum packer for raw food and some chefs not being trained in food hygiene.
A report has been presented to the Advertising Standards Authority that calls for a ban on the word "flushable" on the wipes, which do not break down like conventional toilet paper after going down the U-bend.
It began with a U-bend which, for the sake of propriety, we shall assume was attached to my sink.
Ideal for replacing T8 fluorescent tubes in office, retail, hospitality, restaurant, t and long-term care locations, the new type A T8 LED product line includes a 6-inch U-bend and 24-inch, 36-inch, and 48-inch tube.
The long end is draped around your neck and then threaded through the u-bend.
But what if, consigned to the U-bend of history, they refuse to take "no" for an answer?
MARK MILLAR was left feeling flush after he missed Queen of the South's hopes going down the U-bend - as he was in the toilet.
Mugs like us furnished extravagant lifestyles while the sport they were meant to be policing was gargling around the U-bend.
Place a bucket under the sink and start dismantling the U-bend.