rain cap

rain cap

rain cap with a birdscreen
A device which is installed at the upper termination of a chute or vent, above the roof of a building, to prevent rain from entering the interior of the chute; often includes a screen to prevent the entry of birds.
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KANE'S LONESOME LADIES CHRISTOPHER Kane had a recluse in mind for AW16 as well, but his was a modern-day hermit; a hoarder who hides behind messy hair and a plastic rain cap on the rare occasions she does venture out.
4 x 36-inch rear tires and tubes, carburetor choke cable, engine valve cover gasket, starter button and headlight fuse holder, 6-volt battery, battery holder, hood ornament and muffler rain cap, grill screen, rubber mounting pads for radiator and gas tank, battery trickle charger, 6-volt voltage regulator, starter solenoid, brake boots and carburetor rebuild kit.
High winds, sleet and plain old corrosion can cause a rain cap to break apart, rattle and leak water into your home.
Make sure the detector is turned OFF with the rain cap fully closed.
The rain caps are manufactured in mild steel and are fitted with polyamide and fibre glass bushes which are said to virtually eliminate any noise from the rain cap and ensure a long and trouble free working life.
Twenties, folded in purse, keepy backs under The bottom flap, The many cards, business and credit, that never Used creased rain cap, Photos, family him and me among the accumulated Bits of fluff, That lost earring, the pen that doesn''t write among Other worthless stuff, Until my next outing and chosen garb has been tried And decided soon, A quick upturn of one bag into the other, and once more My arm upon, ready for the toon.
My maintenance guy then proceeded to explain that the intruder had removed the rain cap from the large boiler flue on the roof, crawled down the flue to attempt to get into the laundromat, and got stuck in the flue pipe.
In the first decade after the acid rain cap and trade program went into effect, 100% compliance by utilities in reducing SO2 emissions was achieved.
It was a source of pride to have a diesel with a vertical exhaust and a rain cap ("flapper lid") on top.
Ideal for environmental particulate matter sampling, indoor air studies, or protected outdoor use using the included rain cap.
A rain cap is especially important for less frequently used chimneys which can gather water like a rain gauge, Ommen says.
Comic Billy Connolly was spotted wearing a rain cap and ladies coat as he filmed new National Lottery ads.