goose neck


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goose neck

1. Any section of pipe, curved like the neck of a goose, or in a U-shape; sometimes flexible.
2. In ductwork, an inverted U-shaped duct section with a screened opening; used for air intake or exhaust.
3. A curved section of a handrail which forms its termination at the top of a newel post.
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