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tail·pipe

 (tāl′pīp′)
n.
The pipe through which exhaust gases from an engine are discharged. Also called exhaust pipe.
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tailpipe

(ˈteɪlˌpaɪp)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a pipe from which the exhaust gases from an internal-combustion engine are discharged, esp the terminal pipe of the exhaust system of a motor vehicle
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tail•pipe

(ˈteɪlˌpaɪp)

n.
an exhaust pipe at the rear of a vehicle or aircraft powered by an internal-combustion engine.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tailpipe - a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
exhaust system, exhaust - system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
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Translations

tailpipe

[ˈteɪlpaɪp] N (US) → tubo m de escape
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tailpipe

[ˈteɪpaɪp] (US) npot m d'échappementtail section n [aeroplane] → empennage m
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