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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
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The cause was unknown, but witnesses speculated that a standpipe had been damaged or tampered with by contractors.
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A statement from Irish Water said: "Limerick City and County Council installed one tap today to replace the existing standpipe and will be replacing the other standpipes with taps over the coming days.
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Arctic Fox has released its Hot Fox in-tank/in-line fuel warmer with auxiliary standpipe, designed to provide heated fuel for both main engine and fuel-fired coolant pre-heaters, cab warmers or other fuel-dependent products.
Minnows tend to hold in the top of the water column in your livewell, where the current may push them against the drain or standpipe.
A new standpipe has recently been installed at a council-run allotment site.
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