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1. A horizontal ledge on a wall (or other member or construction), marking a decrease in its thickness above; also called a watertable.
2. A bend in a pipe.
3. A change in the direction of a pipeline (other than 90°), e.g., by a combination of elbows or bends, which brings one section of the pipe out of line with but into a line parallel to another section.
4. A short line perpendicular to a surveyed line, measured to a line
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The guide head with slide rollers is used to restore the circular profile of a deformed or offset pipe. The new pipe is pulled in place behind the guide head.
Horizontal offset pipes were designed for flows of less than 5 fps (1.5 m/sec) flow rate, keeping in mind water flow pressure drop tables are typically based upon 100 foot (30m) pipe lengths.