rodding eye

Also found in: Acronyms.


1. A pipe fitting with a removable plug which provides access for inspection or cleaning of the pipe run. Also called an access eye or cleaning eye.
2. An opening at the base of a chimney, stack, or breeching for the removal of dust, soot, etc.
3. An opening in concrete forms for removing debris; closed before the concrete is placed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Unfortunately, the contractors had failed to notice the drain cover, or rodding eye as it's known, in what was the garden area or had thought cutting the blocks around a fiddly cast-iron lid was not worth the effort.