access eye[′ak‚ses ‚ī]
A threaded plug fitted into bends and junctions of drain, waste, or soil pipes to provide access when a blockage occurs.
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1. A pipe fitting with a removable plug which provides access for inspection or cleaning of the pipe run. Also called an access eye or cleaning eye.
2. An opening at the base of a chimney, stack, or breeching for the removal of dust, soot, etc.
3. An opening in concrete forms for removing debris; closed before the concrete is placed.
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