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vent pipe

noun, Plumbing.
a pipe above a waste pipe or soil pipe that allows gas to escape from the system.
Origin of vent pipe
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No sheet metal, brick, or other flue shall be used as a vent pipe.

    Elements of Plumbing Samuel Dibble
  • In one instance the vent pipe as designed was fitted with a screw plug at the end.

  • Having opened the vent pipe valve and relieved the pressure, open the valve in the water filling tube.

  • The lower part of the T acts as and connects with the waste pipe while the upper half is and connects with the vent pipe.

    Elements of Plumbing Samuel Dibble
  • No vent pipe from the house side of any trap shall connect with the ventilation pipe or with sewer, soil or waste pipe.

    Elements of Plumbing Samuel Dibble
  • The ice room should be ventilated by means of a vent pipe up through the roof to the open.

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