house drain[′hau̇s ‚drān]
Horizontal drain in a basement receiving waste from stacks.
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A horizontal piping system within a building, which receives waste from the soil stack and carries it to the sewer.
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1. Same as building drain.
2. Same as sanitary building drain.
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