waste pipe

noun

Definition of waste pipe

: a pipe for carrying off waste fluid

Examples of waste pipe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Water-supply and waste pipes for the second floor are often found in walls on the first floor, below sinks, tubs, or showers. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Stud Finders for Any Job," 16 Sep. 2019 Local environmentalists blamed a waste pipe running from the factory building into the ocean (fishmeal factories tend to produce lots of wastewater). Holly Eva Ryan, Quartz Africa, "Anti-Chinese protests in a Gambian fishing village show conflict of foreign investment in Africa," 27 June 2019 Golden Lead this time chose a central spot on Gunjur beach to lay the waste pipe and staff members raised a Chinese flag in the process. Holly Eva Ryan, Quartz Africa, "Anti-Chinese protests in a Gambian fishing village show conflict of foreign investment in Africa," 27 June 2019 In spite of the NEA’s earlier demands, Golden Lead was soon permitted to reinstall a waste pipe. Holly Eva Ryan, Quartz Africa, "Anti-Chinese protests in a Gambian fishing village show conflict of foreign investment in Africa," 27 June 2019 When trip waste lever is in the drain position, the stopper is higher up the trip waste pipe and this should increase the drain rate. Merle Henkenius, Popular Mechanics, "How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain the Right Way," 15 July 2016 An investigation revealed that the waste pipe had been mistakenly removed earlier in the renovation. New York Times, "For House Flippers, Reality Meets Reality TV," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of waste pipe

circa 1512, in the meaning defined above

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“Waste pipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20pipe. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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