- a pipe, tube, or passage for conducting fluid materials downward.
Origin of downcomer
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But I dreaded to be found eating, alone in that vast room, by the first downcomer.Seven Men
- a pipe that connects a cistern to a WC, wash basin, etcAlso called: downcome
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