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waste pipe

n.
A pipe that carries off liquid waste.

waste pipe

n
(Building) a pipe to take excess or used water away, as from a sink to a drain

waste′ pipe`


n.
a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waste pipe - a pipe through which liquid is carried awaywaste pipe - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
culvert - a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
scupper - drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
sewer, sewerage, cloaca - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
soil pipe - drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc.
trap - drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
Translations
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waste

(weist) verb
to fail to use (something) fully or in the correct or most useful way. You're wasting my time with all these stupid questions.
noun
1. material which is or has been made useless. industrial waste from the factories; (also adjective) waste material.
2. (the) act of wasting. That was a waste of an opportunity.
3. a huge stretch of unused or infertile land, or of water, desert, ice etc. the Arctic wastes.
ˈwastage (-tidʒ) noun
loss by wasting; the amount wasted. Of the total amount, roughly 20% was wastage.
ˈwasteful adjective
involving or causing waste. Throwing away that bread is wasteful.
ˈwastefully adverb
ˈwastefulness noun
waste paper
paper which is thrown away as not being useful. Offices usually have a great deal of waste paper.
wastepaper basket (ˈweispeipə)
a basket or other (small) container for waste paper. Put those old letters in the wastepaper basket.
waste pipe (ˈweispaip)
a pipe to carry off waste material, or water from a sink etc. The kitchen waste pipe is blocked.
waste away
to decay; to lose weight, strength and health etc. He is wasting away because he has a terrible disease.
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The Hawaii State Department of Health's (DOH) Solid & Hazardous Waste Branch has issued a Complaint and Order against Reynolds Recycling Inc.
The ultimate answer is that manufacturers would be designing and creating products with reuse or recycling in mind," says Rusty Lundberg, solid waste branch manager of the Utah Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste.