flush toilet


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Noun1.flush toilet - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through itflush toilet - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
pull chain - a chain (usually with a handle at the end) that is pulled in order to operate some mechanism (e.g. to flush a toilet)
commode, crapper, potty, pot, throne, toilet, stool, can - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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The Sunyani East Rotary Club in the Bono Region has handed over 41 micro flush toilet facilities at the cost of GHS53,000 to the people of Fiapre and Tainso in the Sunyani West District.
Bedrock Real Estate Services, a firm focused on redeveloping urban cores in the Midwest, specified 220 Sloan flushometers (as well as 100 all-in-one sinks) with water efficiency in mind--the dual-flush toilet uses 1.6 or 1.1 gpf, with a 1.1-gpf single flush toilet also available.
1778: Joseph Bramah patented the valved flush toilet.
Bidets are quite sanitary and have been around almost as long as the flush toilet (which I haven't used at my home since 1982).
"In fact, if you had an average seven-litre toilet and swapped it for a dual flush toilet then the saving could be an average of 80 litres per day."
Today we deal with a question of profound importance: When, where and by whom was the first flush toilet installed in Worcester?
Eventually, the invention of the modern day flush toilet rendered Moule's ecological system nearly obsolete, as the Earth Closet gave way to the Water Closet, or W.C.
Within a year, Mr Gates' gamble seemed to have paid off; it is a gamble in the sense that the headway made in the flush toilet since its invention by Alexander Cumming, the Scottish mathematician and watchmaker, in 1755 has been just superficial and cosmetic, compared with other devices that we regularly use or take for granted.
* The Black Horse installed the first flush toilet in Billingham Village c1900.
The EarthEasy website reports that replacing an older18 liter per flush toilet with an ultra-low volume (ULV) 6 liter flush model "represents a 70 percent saving in water flushed and will cut indoor water use by about 30 percent."
MIKE Lockley's column last week was based around a certain Thomas Crapper inventing the flush toilet.
Sir Thomas Crapper invented the flush toilet in 1861 in merry old England.