standpipe

(redirected from fire riser)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

stand·pipe

 (stănd′pīp′)
n.
1. A large elevated vertical pipe or cylindrical tank that is filled with water to produce a desired pressure.
2. A pipe or system of pipes through which water can flow, as for the operation of fire hoses on upper floors of a building.

standpipe

(ˈstændˌpaɪp)
n
1. (Building) a vertical pipe, open at the upper end, attached to a pipeline or tank serving to limit the pressure head to that of the height of the pipe
2. (Building) a temporary freshwater outlet installed in a street during a period when household water supplies are cut off

stand•pipe

(ˈstændˌpaɪp)

n.
a vertical pipe or tower into which water is pumped to obtain a required head.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.standpipe - a vertical pipe
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
Translations

standpipe

[ˈstændpaɪp] N
1. (Tech) → columna f de alimentación
2. (in street) → fuente f provisional

standpipe

[ˈstændpaɪp] ncolonne f d'alimentation

standpipe

[ˈstændˌpaɪp] nfontanella
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Fire Riser and Back Flow Preventer.
Drag them out from the lift shafts, fire risers, or from under your FAHU machine and let the world see what they do on a daily basis
This work shall include Fire Pumps, Sprinkler Heads, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Risers, Ansul Systems, Halon and FM 200 Systems.