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U-bend Line breaks: U-bend

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Definition of U-bend in English:


A section of a pipe, in particular of a waste pipe, shaped like a U.
Example sentences
  • It can't go down to pass through a U-bend in the hose.
  • The microelectrodes were calibrated as described previously using a modified glass funnel that incorporated a U-bend.
  • It's a clever and convincing argument but with one immovable blockage lodged firmly in the U-bend, water provided by the local utility is cleansed and service provider connectivity is not.
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