Waste pipe


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waste pipe

[′wāst ‚pīp]
(civil engineering)
A pipe to carry waste water from a basin, bath, or sink in a building.
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Waste pipe

The pipe that discharges liquid waste into the soil drain.
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waste pipe

A drainpipe which receives the waterborne discharge from plumbing fixtures other than those fixtures receiving fecal matter; Also see indirect waste pipe.
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A major consideration is where the waste pipe for the loo will go, as this can't be messed around with as much as the water pipes and can make moving the loo quite a big job.
Firstly, at the entry to the waste pipe from the bathroom fitting there must be a trap or, as my mother called it, U-bend.
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