random length


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random length

[′ran·dəm ′leŋkth]
(engineering)
One of a group of various lengths of pipe as delivered by the manufacturer, usually 13-23 feet (4-7 meters) long. Also known as mill length.

mill length, random length

Run-of-the-mill length of pipe, usually 16 ft to 20 ft (approx. 4.9 m to 6 m).

random length

In piping, see mill length.
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