running trap


Definition of running trap

: a trap (as a U trap) in a pipe permitting liquid flow but forming a barrier against sewer gases

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First Known Use of running trap

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of running trap was in 1880

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“Running trap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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