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“I chase a mirage of validation,” Hardin writes as he considers both his role as a human standpipe and his mother’s thorny love.In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis|Kerri Arsenault|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The mixing chamber and valve chamber were one and the standpipe or jet protruded into the mixing chamber.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
I always measure things by that six hundred dollars, just as I measure high buildings by the Moonstone standpipe.Song of the Lark|Willa Cather
The service rendered by the standpipe is similar to that of the air cushion discussed in Section 184.General Science|Bertha M. Clark
The standpipe is simply a large vertical tube connected to the water mains from which and into which water readily flows.
Two common devices for controlling sudden changes in the water pressure are the standpipe and the air cushion.