waste pipe


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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 15 July 2016 An investigation revealed that the waste pipe had been mistakenly removed earlier in the renovation. New York Times, 15 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of waste pipe

circa 1512, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of waste pipe was circa 1512

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“Waste pipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20pipe. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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