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soil pipe

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noun
  1. a pipe carrying wastes from toilets and sometimes from waste pipes.Compare waste pipe(def 2).

Origin of soil pipe

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for soil pipe

Historical Examples

  • Between the soil-pipe and the fixtures a trap must be provided with a water-seal of about an inch.

    Rural Hygiene

    Henry N. Ogden

  • Soil-pipe fittings can be had from stock almost to suit the conditions.

  • The bottom of the pan is attached to the soil-pipe which discharges into the drain.

  • The nearer to the soil-pipe that the fixtures can be arranged the better.

  • This soil-pipe weighs about ten pounds per foot and is almost always four inches inside diameter.

    Rural Hygiene

    Henry N. Ogden


British Dictionary definitions for soil pipe

soil pipe

noun
  1. a pipe that conveys sewage or waste water from a toilet, etc, to a soil drain or sewer
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