air trap


Definition of air trap

1 : a device for shutting off foul air or gas from drains or sewers

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First Known Use of air trap

circa 1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of air trap was circa 1792

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“Air trap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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