pipage

Definitions of pipage
  1. noun
    a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    synonyms: pipe, piping
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    examples:
    trans-Alaska pipeline
    an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
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    chimneypot
    a short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft
    discharge pipe
    a pipe through which fluids can be discharged
    drain, drainpipe, waste pipe
    a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drilling pipe
    a series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud
    elbow
    a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
    exhaust pipe
    a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler
    fuel line, gas line, petrol line
    a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine
    main
    a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
    manifold
    a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
    line, pipeline
    a pipe used to transport liquids or gases
    riser, riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline
    a vertical pipe in a building
    sparge pipe
    a horizontal pipe having fine holes drilled throughout its length so as to deliver a spray of water
    standpipe
    a vertical pipe
    steam line, steam pipe
    a pipe conducting steam
    tailpipe
    a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
    culvert
    a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway
    electric main
    a main that distributes electricity
    exhaust manifold
    a manifold that receives exhaust gases from the cylinders and conducts them to the exhaust pipe
    gas line
    a pipeline used to transport natural gas
    gas main
    a main that distributes gas
    hydrant
    a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
    inlet manifold
    manifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders
    intake manifold
    a manifold consisting of a pipe to carry fuel to each cylinder in an internal-combustion engine
    oil pipeline
    a pipeline used to transport oil
    scupper
    drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
    cloaca, sewer, sewerage
    a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
    sewer line, sewer main
    a main in a sewage system
    soil pipe
    drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc.
    trap
    drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
    water main
    main (a pipe or conduit) for conveying water
    type of:
    tube, tubing
    conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
  2. noun
    a fee charged for the use of pipes
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    type of:
    fee
    a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
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