waste pipe

noun

Definition of waste pipe

: a pipe for carrying off waste fluid

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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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