waste pipe

waste pipe
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyst pahyp]
    • /weɪst paɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyst pahyp]
    • /weɪst paɪp/

Definitions of waste pipe words

  • noun waste pipe a pipe for draining liquid waste or excess liquids. 1
  • noun waste pipe Plumbing. a pipe for draining away the wastes of a building other than those from water closets. 1
  • noun waste pipe tube that carries away sewage 1
  • noun waste pipe a pipe to take excess or used water away, as from a sink to a drain 0
  • noun waste pipe a pipe for carrying off waste water, sink drainage, excess steam, etc. 0
  • noun waste pipe a pipe that carries off liquid waste; a drain or drainpipe. 0

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Origin of waste pipe

First appearance:

before 1505
One of the 26% oldest English words
First recorded in 1505-15

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Waste pipe


waste pipe popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

waste pipe usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for waste pipe

noun waste pipe

  • outfall — the outlet or place of discharge of a river, drain, sewer, etc.

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