waste pipe
noun Date: circa 1512 a pipe for carrying off waste fluid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Waste pipe — Waste Waste, a. [OE. wast, OF. wast, from L. vastus, influenced by the kindred German word; cf. OHG. wuosti, G. w[ u]st, OS. w?sti, D. woest, AS. w[=e]ste. Cf. {Vast}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waste pipe — waste ,pipe noun count a pipe used for carrying used water and waste from a building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • waste pipe — waste′ pipe n. bui a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids …   From formal English to slang

  • waste pipe — n. a pipe for carrying off waste water, sink drainage, excess steam, etc …   English World dictionary

  • waste pipe — noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away • Syn: ↑drain, ↑drainpipe • Derivationally related forms: ↑drain (for: ↑drain) • Hypernyms: ↑pipe, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • waste pipe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms waste pipe : singular waste pipe plural waste pipes a pipe used for carrying used water and waste from a building …   English dictionary

  • waste pipe — pipe that carries waste liquids from a sink or bathtub …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waste pipe — 1. a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids. 2. Plumbing. a pipe for draining away the wastes of a building other than those from water closets. Cf. soil pipe. [1505 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • waste pipe — noun a pipe that carries off liquid waste; a drain or drainpipe …   Wiktionary

  • waste pipe — noun a pipe carrying waste water, such as that from a sink or bath, to a drain …   English new terms dictionary

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