concrete pipe

concrete pipe

[′käŋ‚krēt ′pīp]
(civil engineering)
A porous pipe made of concrete and used principally for subsoil drainage; diameters over 15 inches (38 centimeters) are usually reinforced.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

concrete pipe

A porous pipe, fabricated of concrete, used primarily for subsoil drainage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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