escape pipe

escape pipe

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a pipe for overflowing water, escaping steam, etc
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In the waste-yard outside, the steam from the escape pipe, the litter of barrels and old iron, the shining heaps of coals, the ashes everywhere, were shrouded in a veil of mist and rain.
* ESCAPE PIPE: Workers prepare to release a colleague from the capsule in the rescue shaft test at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile