breeching


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breeching

[′brē·chiŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A duct through which the products of combustion are transported from the furnace to the stack; usually applied in steam boilers.
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breeching

1. The duct or pipe connecting the exhaust-gas discharge from a boiler furnace, or other fuel-burning equipment, to a stack.

breeching fitting, breech fitting, breeching

A Y-shaped symmetrical pipe fitting in which the flow in two parallel pipes is united in one pipe.
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