downpipe

[doun-pahyp]

noun British.


Nearby words

  1. downlight,
  2. downlink,
  3. download,
  4. downmarket,
  5. downpatrick,
  6. downplay,
  7. downpour,
  8. downrange,
  9. downrate,
  10. downregulation

Origin of downpipe

First recorded in 1855–60; down1 + pipe1

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British Dictionary definitions for downpipe

downpipe

noun

British and NZ a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drainAlso called: rainwater pipe, drainpipe Usual US and Canadian name: downspout
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