trash rack


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trash rack

n.
A grate or cage designed to keep water-borne debris from entering a conduit such as a pipe, culvert, or intake.
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As Red Diver sweeps across the trash rack, he reports any inconsistencies in the structure and removes loose debris and small logs ensnared in the grate.