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overflow pipe

[′ō·vər‚flō ‚pīp]
(engineering)
Open pipe protruding above the surface of a liquid in a container, such as a distillation or absorption column or a toilet tank, to control the height of the liquid; excess liquid enters the pipe's open end and drains away.

overflow, overflow pipe

overflow, 2
overflow, 1
1. A pipe used to remove excess water and/or to prevent flooding in certain sanitary fixtures, storage tanks, and plumbing fittings.
2. An outlet for a storage tank; used to prevent flooding or to set the water level in the tank.
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Finally, connect the bowl refill tube to the overflow pipe and adjust the water level float.
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What I cannot understand is, if they are paying pounds 5m for the scheme, why not pay the extra pounds 100,000 needed to deal with the overflow pipe properly?
Tenders are invited for Mechanical works for installation, testing and commissioning of 600mmdia Shalco Valve for overflow pipe of the sump ( Recieved from M & P) at Shalco valve Chamber of WSS Tangnar Stage-2nd
Tenders are invited for Mechanical works for installation, testing and commissioning of 600mm dia Sluice valve for overflow pipe of the sump ( Received from M P Division) at Sluice valve chamber of WSS Tangnar stage-2nd
The total work performed by the total construction can be summarized as: Obtaining regulatory approvals Demolition of 3 storey building and partial demolition of the container Construction of the new building, including: o Establishment of access to unused clean water containers and vent to these o Complete detailed design for construction Execution of overflow wells and connection to the existing overflow pipe.
Tenders are invited for Making Arrangement For Preventing Overflowing Of Pvc Over Head Water Tank At Terrace And Connecting Overflow Pipe To The Drain Pipes Etc Of Residential Qtrs At Sc 405 Pushp Vihar Sector 4 Mb Road New Delhi Dg 2017 18
Tenders are invited for Making Arrangemet for Preventing Overflowing of PVC Over head water tank at terrace and connecting overflow pipe to the Drain pipes etc.
Tenders are invited for Replacement And Rotation Of Coal Tank Overflow Pipes At 21 Mtr.
The ruling relates to the Burry Inlet, near Llanelli, where 14 overflow pipes are used to help stop flooding.
such as vacuum design, agitators and controls, heating/cooling jacket or coils, vents, overflow pipes, sheathing, insulation.