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Definition of Downpipe
1. a pipe for draining water from a roof [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Downpipe
Literary usage of Downpipe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1908)
"For larger sizes and continuous running, the generator, cooler (which is the downpipe from producer) and scrubber all stand on a water seal, ..."
2. Notes on Construction in Mild Steel: Arranged for the Use of Junior by Henry Fidler (1907)
"The vertical length of downpipe attached to the cesspool in the above experiments was about 31 feet 6 inches to the junction with the rain-water drain, ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1885)
"Close to the foot of the banquette was tlie mouth of a lead rain-water downpipe. Between the mouth of this pipe and the racer the stroke broke out from the ..."
4. Coal Gas Residuals by Frederick Henry Wagner (1918)
"... content of water vapor and ammonia, is led into the closed saturator through a submerged bell, being sprayed with sulphuric acid in the downpipe leading ..."
5. Practical Building Construction by John Parnell Allen (1897)
"... outlet of an eaves-gutter next to a column in a roof of this description, the water must be made to run down the inside of the column as the downpipe, ..."
6. Quantities: A Text-book for Surveyors, in Tabulated Form by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1888)
"... in which case it will also be necessary to take outlet or socket pipes for communication of rain water from flat to downpipe. These are also numbered, ..."
7. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The eaves are sometimes provided with a gutter and a downpipe or " leader " to carry oil ' the water, which otherwise would be driven against the ..."
8. Sanitary Arrangements for Dwellings: Intended for the Use of Officers of by William Eassie (1874)
"To make matters worse, a closet-soil downpipe at L delivered—unattached to the drain—against the unprotected wall between c and K. In the house alone, ..."