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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.
The move scuppers any hopes of Hearts fans remaining at their spiritual home beyond the end of the season.
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 award notice: Cleaning service for the network of sewage and rainwater drains and scuppers from sagunt.
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services l-7/2016: preventive services scuppers cleaning the sewer.
The work consists of constructing asphaltic concrete shared use path, concrete scuppers, ADA ramps, curb and gutter, installing handrail, and other related work.
Contract notice: Notice concerning the open recruitment service preventive cleaning of sewer and scuppers in the municipality of marbella procedure.
Contract notice: Project cleaning the sewer in sector centre and tagarete-tamarguillo and cleaning scuppers in-triana and los remedios tamarguillo-east sectors.