- a pipe for overflowing water, escaping steam, etc
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Examples from the Web for escape pipe
The absence of vent, of any escape-pipe for the feelings, is always dangerous.Saint's Progress
The little bout raised the tear-level nearer to the escape-pipe.When Grandmamma Was New
An escape-pipe, provided with a valve, is inserted into the top of the chamber.
About six feet from this is a small fissure in the rock, which is called the escape-pipe or gas-pipe.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX
Then suddenly a jet of steam broke with a muffled throb from the escape-pipe, and Macallister jumped up.The Coast of Adventure