sink trap

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1. A device to maintain a water seal against sewer gases, air, and odors; also called a stench trap.
2. A removable section of a theater stage floor.
3. Same as traprock.
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Q There is a slight WE leak near one of the nuts on a sink trap in my bathroom.
Many of the ICU sinks had old patented opening drains (a pipe connecting the sink basin to the sink trap), a design that allowed drainage from the overflow hole to mix with the regular drainage water, potentially impairing adequate drainage.
Next, place a bucket under the sink trap to catch the contents have a towel handy just in case of spillage.