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scupper

Nautical a drain or spout allowing water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard

scupper

[′skəp·ər]
(naval architecture)
A drain on or below the deck of a ship that guides water over or through the side.

scupper

scupper, 2
1. An opening in a wall or parapet that allows water to drain from a roof.
2. A device placed in such an opening to prevent clogging of the drain.

scupper

scupper
A recess around the filler neck of an aircraft fuel tank meant to collect any spilled fuel during servicing. This fuel is drained to the ground through a drain line rather than flowed into the aircraft structure.
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If you have a cart that fits into the hull's scupper holes, even better, since you don't have to take them back to the truck.
Matilda is startled to hear a confession from Ric, and Amanda scuppers her relationship with her daughter when she tells Belle about her affair with Drew.
But when her arch rival, Alicia Bitch Long-legs, scuppers Rebecca's career as a TV financial adviser and Luke's company fails, Rebecca once again has to face life with an impossibly large overdraft.
Scuppers - four holes about the size of silver dollars that keep the kayak self-bailing - are what cause the kayaks to seep water into the cockpit.
9) Roof Drains and Gutters: Depending upon the size of the building, and how it was constructed, the water drainage system varies from sewer connecting drains on the roof to thru-wall scuppers and/or leaders and gutters.
the redevelopment process will provide for preservation of key historic elements such as the dramatic facade, with its period cast stone entries, original copper scuppers and the original Spanish tile roof, among other historic features.
Contract notice: Notice concerning the open recruitment service preventive cleaning of sewer and scuppers in the municipality of marbella procedure.