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escape pipe

a pipe for overflowing water, escaping steam, etc
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  • Gas released in this way passes into the escape pipe just described.

  • I hoped that the escape pipe of the bath might be a great stone conduit leading to a fish-pond in the garden.

  • Then the escape pipe seemed scarcely able to maintain itself upright.

  • The shorter pipe leads to the escape pipe mentioned above, while the longer one comes from the generator.

  • The escape pipe of the sink was clogged, and he had to run his finger into it again and again to get it free.

    Vandover and the Brute

    Frank Norris
  • The escape pipe F provides a means for the escape of gas generated and not used or generated more rapidly than consumed.

    Visual Signaling Signal Corps United States Army

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