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drainpipe Syllabification: drain·pipe
Pronunciation: /ˈdrānˌpīp/

Definition of drainpipe in English:


A pipe for carrying off rainwater or liquid refuse from a building.
Example sentences
  • When the drainpipe terminates outside the building it can be installed in a fully visible location, such as at the front porch or along a common walkway.
  • In a recent column, you stated that the drainpipe for a water heater must terminate at the exterior of a building, even when the water heater is installed in a garage.
  • Kim carried on down the drainpipe and when she reached the end of the guttering, she glanced around to see if there was anyone in the surrounding streets.
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