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
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U-bend

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

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

[ˈjuːˌbɛnd] n (in pipe) → gomito
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For blockages that need a little elbow grease try a plunger, a dedicated blaster cup, or have a rootle around the U-bend with a stiff piece of wire.
Your U-bend (technically termed 'the trap') should b tw bas be held in place by two nuts beneath the basin.
For blockages that need a little elbow grease try a plunger, a dedicated blaster cup or have a rootle around the U-bend with a stiff piece of wire.
Your U-bend (technically termed "the trap") should be held in place by two nuts beneath the basin.
For blockages that need a little elbow grease, try a plunger, a dedicated blaster cup, or root around the U-bend with a stiff piece of wire.
Check U-bend: For a U-bend with a drain plug (a small capped outlet at the bottom of the U section), put a bucket in place, then unscrew the plug using a wrench.
IF your job is driving you round the U-bend, it may be time to retrain as a plumber.
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.
It began with a U-bend which, for the sake of propriety, we shall assume was attached to my sink.