downpipe

noun
down·​pipe | \ ˈdau̇n-ˌpīp How to pronounce downpipe (audio) \

Definition of downpipe

British

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Rockstar also upgraded the power with an AEM intake as well as a Mishimoto intercooler and downpipe. Davey G. Johnson, Car and Driver, "BisiMoab? Hyundai’s Two Best SEMA Concepts Go for Mileage and the Boondocks," 3 Nov. 2017 Looking to save weight, increase airflow, and create a customized voice, the garage built high-performance downpipes and a stainless steel exhaust that cut 16 pounds from the stock system. Tony Markovich, Car and Driver, "ScienceofSpeed Builds a Special Acura NSX with More Wing," 31 Oct. 2017 The new street seal gushed from a downpipe Saturday onto Jordan Avenue, then spread like paint to turn a half block of black into a sea of gray. Daily News, The Mercury News, "‘Cool pavement’ to cut urban street heat gets first California tryout," 22 May 2017

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First Known Use of downpipe

1849, in the meaning defined above

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