Rising main
Rising Ris"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, rises (in any sense). [1913 Webster]

2. That which rises; a tumor; a boil. --Lev. xiii. 10. [1913 Webster]

{Rising main} (Waterworks), the pipe through which water from an engine is delivered to an elevated reservoir. [1913 Webster]


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