waste pipe


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waste pipe

n.
A pipe that carries off liquid waste.
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waste pipe

n
(Building) a pipe to take excess or used water away, as from a sink to a drain
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waste′ pipe`


n.
a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waste pipe - a pipe through which liquid is carried awaywaste pipe - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
culvert - a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
scupper - drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
sewer, sewerage, cloaca - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
soil pipe - drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc.
trap - drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
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Translations
أنبوب نِفايات
afløbsrør
lefolyócsõ
skolpleiîsla
odpadová rúra
pis su borusu

waste pipe

ntubo di scarico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

waste

(weist) verb
to fail to use (something) fully or in the correct or most useful way. You're wasting my time with all these stupid questions.
noun
1. material which is or has been made useless. industrial waste from the factories; (also adjective) waste material.
2. (the) act of wasting. That was a waste of an opportunity.
3. a huge stretch of unused or infertile land, or of water, desert, ice etc. the Arctic wastes.
ˈwastage (-tidʒ) noun
loss by wasting; the amount wasted. Of the total amount, roughly 20% was wastage.
ˈwasteful adjective
involving or causing waste. Throwing away that bread is wasteful.
ˈwastefully adverb
ˈwastefulness noun
waste paper
paper which is thrown away as not being useful. Offices usually have a great deal of waste paper.
wastepaper basket (ˈweispeipə)
a basket or other (small) container for waste paper. Put those old letters in the wastepaper basket.
waste pipe (ˈweispaip)
a pipe to carry off waste material, or water from a sink etc. The kitchen waste pipe is blocked.
waste away
to decay; to lose weight, strength and health etc. He is wasting away because he has a terrible disease.
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Severn Trent dug the hole in the garden in Telford last Wednesday to access a collapsed waste pipe, and did not return to carry on with the work until yesterday.
All a farmer needs is an empty 90kg gunny bag that is open on both ends, a wheelbarrow of well-decomposed manure, about 8kg of small stones, one metre waste pipe and 40-60 litres of water.One should then identify an area with plenty of sunlight and afternoon shade since vegetables do well in six to eight hours of full sun exposure.
It doesn't have the feet risers on the claw feet and my husband is worried that when the bath is filled and when someone is in it, the weight will crack the waste pipe and cause a flood.
THESE shocking images show the interior of a "deathtrap" flat block found to have a catalogue of fire haz ards and a waste pipe running through the inside of the property.
Pitter Patter KEEP your ingredients and label shouts Turning packaging into the detritus of louts The birds and rabbits can't read the touts Being a cog on the roundabouts It's a job that can turn hearts bitter You either pick up, ignore or drop the litter Some people reject the honour of being a bin fitter And wear the badge of the waste pipe critter It's as old as Adam and curses the streets Casual contempt around paths and seats Brain cells giving permission to have selfish beats Pitter patter of tiny cheats.
And one walker blamed the emerald water on a mysterious substance spewing into the brook from a waste pipe.
"The drainage channel starts in Singelik and continues in Aracinovo from where it continues as a waste pipe which hasn't been regulated in the past 20 years.
During every coating interruption, the liquid was directed through a waste pipe into a collecting tank.
ZENA SAYS: 2 Food waste disposal units (FWDs) are fitted to the waste pipe of your kitchen sink.
Reconfiguring the pipework is one thing, but altering the waste pipe for the toilet can be a far bigger deal, especially if you want to move it on the exterior of the building.
Severn Trent worker Aaron McCusker said: "Many customers may not realise that they are responsible for the waste pipe running away from their home up until it either crosses the property boundary or meets with another waste pipe or sewer.